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5-Star Rated Wheatland Bank: Doing Well While Doing Good

5-Star Rated Wheatland Bank: Doing Well While Doing Good

June 2020: Coral Gables, Florida, BauerFinancial, Inc., the Nation’s Premier Bank Rating Firm, proudly announces that Wheatland Bank, Spokane, Washington has once again been awarded its highest (5-Star) rating for financial strength and stability. Earning a 5-Star rating indicates this bank excels in areas of capital adequacy, profitability, asset quality and much more. Earning and maintaining this top rating for 53 consecutive quarters, especially in this environment, makes its accomplishment even more impressive. That makes Wheatland Bank an “Exceptional Performance Bank”, a status reserved for banks that have earned Bauer’s highest rating consistently for at least 10 consecutive years.

“It’s a noteworthy accomplishment in the best of times,” boasts Karen Dorway, president of the research firm. “Today, it speaks volumes. How do they do it? A solid sense of community, working one on one, providing solutions to people who need it - that’s the mark of a true community bank. Wheatland Bank’s team members have been right there on the front lines doing whatever they could to help their neighbors and friends throughout the pandemic. And, they’ve done it all without compromising the strength of the institution itself. That’s doing well while doing good.”

Established in 1979, Wheatland Bank has been dedicated to people and businesses in this community for 41 years. Today, its guiding principles and can-do attitude are more important than ever as Wheatland Bank continues to be there for them. Whether from one of its 14 branch offices or via its website,, you can trust Wheatland Bank to be there for you.

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