Our Tracks Left Behind
Sometimes a groundbreaker, other times a trendsetter, Alpine Bank is proud of the recognition it has received through numerous awards over the years for creating new pathways to community success. Although some of the awards are financial in nature, the ones that give us the most pride are humanitarian and come from outside the banking industry.
Alpine Bank celebrates with 50 Years of Philanthropy donating $426,500 to over 350 Colorado organizations, selected by 853 employees, on Colorado Day.
Colorado Governor Jared Polis underscored the company's community commitment with an official proclamation naming August 1, 2023, as “Alpine Bank Day".
Alpine Bank Founder and Chairman Bob Young was honored as the 2023 Garfield County Fair & Rodeo Hall of Fames awardee.
Walking Mountains Science Center awarded the Founder's Stewardship Award to Alpine Bank during their annual gala.
Alpine Bank wins awards from ColoradoBiz magazine and the Best of Colorado Readers’ Poll awards: Best Wealth Management/Financial Planner, Best SBA Lender and runner-up in the Best Bank category.
Colorado Lending Source recognized Alpine Bank at their 2020 annual meeting and awards celebration with the SBA 7(a) Emerging Bank award.
American Bankers Association named Alpine Bank its national Community Commitment Award winner for innovative work with PCs for People. Alpine donated over 400 computers which the nonprofit sanitized, refurbished & distributed to students for remote learning.
Philanthropic Bank of the Year Award: Alpine Bank recognized by PrecisionLender as winner of their annual award.
Alpine Bank is named Best Bank in Colorado by ColoradoBiz Magazine. Alpine also voted Runner Up in Best Wealth Management and Best Mortgage in this 2020 readers’ poll.
Colorado Health Links awards Alpine Bank its highest ranking: Healthy Workplace Certified Leader.
Alpine Bank continues to hold a 5-Star distinction from BauerFinancial , designating the bank among some of the strongest financial institutions in the nation .
Alpine Bank is named Best Wealth Management in Colorado by CoBiz Magazine . Alpine Bank is given Honorable Mention in this annual readers' poll.
Opening of our Boulder location.
Opening of our Denver Tech Center location.
The American Bankers Association recognized Alpine Bank for the bank’s Community Solar program which donates bank-purchased solar panels to a local nonprofit to help low-income families.
Alpine Bank was inducted into the International Green Industry Hall of Fame.
Wichita State University honored Bob Young with the WSU Achievement Award , the highest honor bestowed upon Alumni of that university. The award was accepted June 2, 2016 for the year 2015.
Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) selected Alpine Bank as the Grand National Award winner for our Community Solar Garden program for low-income families.
BauerFinancial adds Alpine Bank to their 5-Star Rating System, designating the bank among the strongest financial institutions in the nation .
Opening of our second Denver location in Cherry Creek.
Alpine Bank was named Best Bank and Best Mortgage Broker as part of ColoradoBiz magazine’s Best of Colorado Business Choice Awards .
Alpine Bank was recognized as a Gold Leader at the 15th annual Environmental Leadership Awards.
Opening of our Denver location in Union Station.
Alpine Bank launched a mobile banking application for smartphones called AlpineMobile® .
Alpine Bank launched a line of credit cards for commercial and personal use.
Alpine Bank launched our debit card rewards program Change Matters®.
Alpine Bank Chairman Bob Young was inducted into the Colorado Business Hall of Fame.
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, in cooperation with the Pollution Prevention Advisory Board and the Colorado Environment Partnership, designated Alpine Bank a Gold Leader at the Colorado Environmental Leadership Awards.
Opening of our second Durango location.
Alpine Banks of Colorado received the Outstanding Large Business Award for National Philanthropy Day in Colorado.
Opening of our Delta , Frisco and second Rifle locations.
Alpine Bank employees started a grassroots effort to make environmental improvements within each work area and bank location, achieving an internationally recognized ISO 14001 environmental certification through our Green Team .
Opening of our Fruita location.
Opening of our Durango location.
Pigs prevailed when 15 larger-than-life fiberglass pigs, each painted by local artists, were auctioned off to raise money for literacy programs. The Alpine Bank Racing Team staff created this swift swine as a replica of Bob Young’s race car.
Opening of our Willits and second Montrose locations.
Customers could choose to support the environment, education, the arts or community services by using an Alpine Bank Visa® Loyalty Debit card.
Opening of our Copper Mountain and Montrose locations.
Colorado Parent magazine recognized Alpine Bank as winner of the Colorado’s Best Companies for Working Families in the medium-sized company category for our family-friendly workplace.
Opening of our Breckenridge, Dillon, Edwards, Steamboat Springs, and Grand Junction locations.
Alpine Bank embraced internet technology and became the first U.S. bank to receive the WebTrust Seal of Approval for the security of internet transactions.
John Cooper, Stan Kornasiewicz, Monique Serra, Ray Baker, Bob Young, Dave Scruby, and Bruce Robinson formed Alpine Trust and Asset Management, now known as Alpine Bank Wealth Management.
Opening of our Avon, Gypsum, and Ridgway locations.
Alpine Bank launched its Classroom Credits debit card program as a way to give back to our local schools.
Opening of our Ouray, New Castle, and second Grand Junction locations.
Alpine Bank initiated the Latino Scholarship Program for students attending Colorado Mountain College, one of many ways Alpine Bank supports the community college.
Opening of our Vail location.
Opening of our second Aspen location.
An automated phone system used cutting-edge technology to provide customers 24-hour access to their accounts.
Opening of our Rifle, Grand Junction, and second Glenwood Springs locations.
Alpine Bank garnered the Blue Chip Enterprise Award from Nation’s Business magazine , the US Chamber of Commerce, and Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance.
Opening of our Battlement Mesa and Telluride locations.
Opening of our Clifton location.
Opening of our Aspen location.
Steve Briggs, Joe Scofield, Dave Scruby, Kris Gardner, Phil Frank, John Cooper and Stan Kornasiewicz accepted the Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry Business of the Year award for Alpine Bank.
Opening of our Eagle location.
Alpine Bank’s Community News was created as a way to highlight organizations in the community and communicate with customers.
Opening of our Glenwood Springs and second Snowmass Village locations.
Opening of our Basalt location.
Opening of our Snowmass Village location.
Opening of our Carbondale location.
Alpine Bank was founded in Carbondale by Bob Young. Originally known as Roaring Fork Bank, the grand opening included presentation of a sizable donation to the town's park department. Thus began the spirit of community that continues to be such a part of Alpine Bank’s culture.