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Vectra Bank Colorado Questions and Answers
Vectra Bank is chartered in Farmington, N.M. Our corporate headquarters are located
in Denver, and we operate 39 locations throughout Colorado and one in Farmington,
Vectra Bank opened for business in Denver in 1988 as an independent bank. Over the next 10
years, Vectra grew to include 17 banks in the Denver/Boulder area. In 1998, Zions Bancorporation
(NASDAQ: ZION) acquired Vectra Bank and completed a series of additional acquisitions in Colorado
that knitted together some of the most successful banks statewide. Today, Vectra Bank Colorado
is part of the Zions group of locally managed, regional banking networks operating in 10
Western states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas,
Utah and Washington.
Vectra Bank Colorado specializes in proactive banking solutions that meet the needs of Colorado's
small and middle–market businesses and their owners, managers and employees. We offer a full
range of innovative banking, lending and treasury management products for individuals and
businesses, as well as nonprofit organizations.
Our bankers know their customers and understand the broader environment in which all Colorado
businesses operate. Knowledge is the foundation on which we build our business.
Vectra customizes an account mix for every bank client. Our bankers provide a
quarterly account review for every business customer, large or small. The bank's
comprehensive services include:
- Commercial and Corporate Banking
- Business and Executive Banking
- Private Banking
- Investment Services
- Mortgage Banking
- Personal Banking
- Treasury Management
- Merchant Services
- International Banking Services
- Commercial Real Estate Financing
- Lease Financing
- Trust Services
Vectra also offers specialized services and products such as the One
Time Close mortgage and ProviderPay.
Some of Vectra’s services are provided through the partnerships we can
access through its position as an affiliate of Zions Bancorporation.
- Contango Capital Management offers a comprehensive array of wealth management
services to Vectra Bank Colorado clients. Contango’s capabilities include life
planning, wealth planning, business transition planning and credit strategies.
- Zions Direct offers convenient online investment services with personal
assistance for Vectra Bank Colorado customers. Zions Direct financial advisors
are non–commissioned employees who can assist clients with a wide choice of
investment products, as well as the resources to invest with confidence.
Vectra Bank Colorado is a mid–size bank in Colorado. While growth and asset size are important to us, our focus is on
serving the right customers, not the most customers. Therefore, our size ranking in comparison is far less important to
us than our overall performance.
Vectra Bank is an affiliate of Zions Bancorporation (NASDAQ: ZION). Vectra Bank joined Zions
Bancorporation in 1998. Zions is one of the nation’s premier financial services companies,
consisting of a collection of great banks in select high-growth markets. Under local management
teams and community identities, Zions operates over 500 full–service banking offices in Arizona,
California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah and Washington.
In addition, Zions is a national leader in SBA lending, public finance advisory services,
and agricultural finance. The company is included in the S&P 500 Index.
Where can I access the latest information about Vectra's financial performance?
Zions Bancorporation reports on its earnings on a quarterly basis. Visit the Zions
Bancorporation Web site at www.zionsbancorporation.com to obtain in-depth information
about the Bancorporation's financial performance.
Yes. Vectra Bank employees and leadership believe it is important to return contributions
to the communities that do business with our bank. Each year, our local branch leaders
determine which organizations we can support. Those decisions are made locally to extend
the greatest aid where it is most needed. For information about our giving program,
please contact your local banker.
Every year, Vectra Bank employees volunteer thousands of hours to dozens of community organizations.
Our commitment to the communities where we live and work extends from our most senior executives
through to every bank employee.
- Through partnerships with organizations such as the Colorado Housing and Finance Authority, Housing Colorado
and various other economic development organizations,
Vectra has created opportunities such as home ownership and small–business loans for thousands of underserved and
low–income families statewide.
- Vectra Bank employees volunteer as teachers with Junior Achievement, which educates youth about business, economics
and succeeding in a global economy.
- Our local bank branches contribute to their communities in unique ways. For example, shows featuring local artists
frequently grace bank lobbies in Pueblo and Aspen. In 2007, our employees in Colorado Springs and Pueblo volunteered
to help donate a home to a needy family for the “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” TV program.
- In 2005, in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, Vectra Bank formed an extraordinary partnership with the Red Cross.
Vectra Bank's Remote Deposits tool allowed the Red Cross to seamlessly receive and process the millions of dollars
in donations that flowed in to the organization — getting help to needy Americans that much faster.
- Every year, Vectra Bank hosts an Economic Forecast breakfast, free to the business community, that brings our
corporate economist, Jeff Thredgold, to present his views of the coming year’s economic position.