A chance encounter: It all started with an online dating profile titled “Must Love Phish,” a label inspired by Kara DiStefano’s favorite band and a clever variation of the 2005 American ‘rom-com.’ But after one particularly toxic relationship, the longtime FirstBank customer and award-winning nanny was slowly starting to give up on romance. She was… Read More


Yesterday,  two of our Arizona market presidents went undercover at a Fry’s Food Store, located at 4724 N 20th Street in Phoenix, and picked up the tab on roughly $5,000 worth of groceries. The undercover operation was an effort to help promote Arizona Gives Day and encourage the lucky recipients to “pay it forward” by donating as little… Read More


Become one of the nearly 1.2 million participants that have gathered at the BolderBOULDER since 1979. Whether you’re a runner, jogger or even a walker, we encourage you to put your running shoes on and become a part of “America’s All-Time Best 10k”. BolderBOULDER knows how to throw an incredible celebration with the country’s largest… Read More


A few weeks ago, our management team (VP of Marketing Joe Amato-Baril,  Banking Officer Cassie Sosa and Regional President Emily Robinson) went undercover as King Soopers employees and surprised more than 100 unsuspecting shoppers by paying for their groceries. In return, we asked them to consider paying it forward to their favorite charity on Colorado… Read More


Millennials are awesome! While this is not something exclaimed across society often, it is something FirstBank believes and something our own millennials demonstrate in their actions. FirstBank’s 33 interns from across Colorado joined forces in Denver to help clean alleys in the Globeville neighborhood. These “Off-Duty Bankers” experienced more than a day of painting, weeding,… Read More


Today is National Donut Day! According to donutdayusa.com, National Donut Day falls on the first Friday in June each year. The event was created by The Salvation Army in 1938 to honor those who served donuts to soldiers during World War I. You can read all about the history of the donut here. The best thing about National Donut Day? You can… Read More


The Tale of one Employee’s Experience Naiely Miranda shared her story of fighting against the odds and persevering in the face of monumental challenges. As she said her closing remarks, she watched in awe as the crowd wiped their tears, stood up and erupted in applause. The 23-year-old FirstBank employee, who had gone from a… Read More


There’s nothing that feels better than giving back to others! As you’ve hopefully heard, for the sixth year, Community First Foundation and FirstBank are presenting Colorado Gives Day on Tuesday, Dec. 8. It’s an annual statewide movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy in Colorado through online giving. But why give on only one day? We’re… Read More


Progress is something to celebrate. At FirstBank, we like to celebrate our employees’ achievements whether it is financial, professional, recreational, or physical. This month we’re celebrating progress for individuals with disabilities. October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), which is a national campaign that raises awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates the myriad… Read More


It may be fall, but there’s something beautiful blooming at the FirstBank Old Town Fort Collins location. FirstBank just unveiled a new outdoor mural called “Lolli-poppies” painted by renowned local artist Gale Whitman. Go through the bank’s drive-thru or pull into a parking spot, and you’ll see this amazing 4,000-square-foot mural with stylized mountains, foothills,… Read More