From shortages of protective equipment to businesses shuttering, the fallout from COVID has left deep scars for millions of individuals. The silver lining is many companies and organizations around the globe have forged together to help fight everything from economic woes to healthcare crises brought on by COVID-19. Here’s some of the ways FirstBank is… Read More


Buzz Busby remembers crying the day he read it. A newspaper headline announcing that the suicide rate in Eagle County had dropped by 30 percent, and just below the headline was a photo of a familiar sign. It read “Don’t give up.” Buzz, a FirstBank teller in Avon, has spent over a year placing similar… Read More


As everyone adjusts to a new normal it’s important to keep in mind that social distancing measures aimed at limiting the spread of COVID-19 have also limited interactions with friends, family members and the community at large. In fact, as many as one in four Americans have been under “shelter-in-place” orders in recent months. But… Read More


The COVID-19 crisis has drastically increased demand for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at unsustainable rates, leaving many healthcare workers — who rely on it to protect their patients and themselves from illness – vulnerable. Scrambling to find ways to help frontline workers, the stars finally aligned when Kate Goodman, co-founder of Make4Covid, walked into a… Read More


In the spirit of ‘banking for good’, individuals, groups, companies and organizations around the nation have come together to do their part. Whether it’s financial support, donations, or using their resources to help industries in need, these uplifting movements will get us through recent hardships. And ultimately, will make us all stronger in the end.… Read More


In early March, two FirstBank officers went undercover as “veterinary technicians in training” at VCA Elliot Park Animal Hospital in Tempe, Ariz. Aside from flexing their ability to excel as pet care experts, the FirstBankers were able to surprise VCA’s customers by paying their bills. By the end of the day we were able to… Read More


It’s been a rough couple of weeks for communities across the country, as our regularly scheduled life has been disrupted by a health crisis. Though we need to continue efforts to stop the spread of the coronavirus, while supporting our neighbors and local businesses, we can’t forget about the organizations that do so much to… Read More


FirstBank’s Multicultural Banking Center Senior Vice President Tony Oum knows the value of hard work. After all, he got his first job at the age of nine. When most kids were playing video games Tony was washing dishes, cutting carrots, and deep frying appetizers at his family’s Chinese restaurant. As a new business struggling to… Read More


El rostro de la industria bancaria está cambiando. En FirstBank, creemos que la diversidad nos une, y que la inclusión es uno de nuestros bienes más poderosos. Descubrimos que la diversidad mejora el desempeño laboral, impulsa la innovación y da como resultado una mayor satisfacción al cliente y profesional de lo que jamás habríamos imaginado.… Read More