Bank Independent Overview

  • Sheffield, AL
  • 501 to 1000 Employees
  • 1947
  • Company - Private
  • Banking & Lending
  • $1 to $2 billion (USD)

CompetitorsCB&S Bank, Redstone Federal Credit Union, Listerhill Credit Union
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Bank Independent was founded almost 75 years ago and continues to thrive today because we have engaged team members who are active leaders with a commitment to excellence and a passion to fulfill our mission. Our mission is simple, to make a positive difference in the lives ...
Mission: As a closely-held non-corporate community bank, Bank Independent has the flexibility and commitment to make a positive difference in people's lives by: * Valuing, respecting, and rewarding our team members * Providing quality products at a fair price * Delivering ...

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Rick Wardlaw
Rick Wardlaw
10 Ratings
Current Employee, more than 1 year

"The Best Company"

Apr 30, 2022 - Full-time Teller
Positive Outlook
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Bank independent is an amazing company to work for!! GREAT benefits!! GREAT pay!! I started with the company over a year ago and the opportunities you have to grow in this company are endless!


There isn’t the same rules at every branch. Each branch does everything a very specific way and once your use to one way and get transferred it’s hard to learn another way.

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I have currently transitioned to another branch. The branch I was at the management was very poor. We was talked down to a lot and it was always pointed out if we done something wrong. We never got
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    Anonymous Employee in Florence, AL
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    They have a lot of rules to abide by, but nothing too outlandish. The interview was challenging, but they really weeded out people. You will have to take several computer tests before an in person interview if you make it.

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Company Updates

August 9, 2021
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Bank Independent was recently named one of the Best Companies to Work for in Alabama, ranking #3 in the state for the second year in a row. The Bank was the highest ranked company headquartered in Alabama in the large company division and was the top financial institution ranked in the state. This annual rankings program created by Business Alabama and Best Companies Group is in its twelfth year. (read more)
Bank Independent one of Best Companies to Work for in Alabama 2021
August 9, 2021
Bank Independent has been recognized as part of Forbes’ annual nationwide list of America’s Best-In-State Banks 2021 and ranks number 1 in the State of Alabama for a second year in a row. This prestigious award is presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. The awards list was announced on June 24, 2021 and can currently be viewed on the Forbes website.
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Bank Independent Ranks Nationally in Forbes Best-in-State Banks for 2021

Bank Independent Awards & Accolades

  • America's Best Banks to Work ForBest Companies Group and American Banker Magazine2019
  • Large Business of the Year (51+ Team Members)Shoals Chamber of Commerce2019

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...The benefits are decent, but nothing to particularly write home about....

December 29, 2021

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