Author: Rachel Winston Churchill once said that “we make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” I pride myself on living and breathing this philosophy in my everyday life by giving back what I can when I can. So naturally, one of my many favorite things about… Read More


Author: Jamie FirstBank has been a major sponsor of Colorado Gives Day, the 24-hour online fundraising initiative created by Community First Foundation, since its inception. It’s an important program and it’s raised more than $37 million ($37 MILLION!) for thousands of nonprofits in Colorado since 2010. But even though Colorado Gives Day is about increasing philanthropy… Read More


Author: Ashley This year, FirstBank was pleased to sponsor the annual South Metro Denver Chamber Business Expo luncheon. The Business Expo took place on Thursday, October 24th at the Denver Tech Center Marriott. FirstBank came with a great presence as we supported the Expo with a booth as well as a full table at the… Read More


Author: Leigh During the month of November, at all 8 Colorado Springs locations, you will see a Holiday Tree.  Is it a little early to put up a tree? Yes it is.  So why are we doing it?  We’re calling them “Mitten Trees” and are collecting new hats and gloves for children. Winter is coming… Read More


Author: Sebastian FirstBank employees are proud people.  We are proud of many things including (but not at all limited to) who we are, the company we work for, the people we work with, our customer base, our company’s goals, the friendships we have developed, our friends and family member, our missions and goals.  We are… Read More


Author: Rob On a crisp September Saturday morning my two kids and I did about three hours of yard-work   We tore down a rotten fence, dug out 3 or four dead bushes, and painted a fence.  And then we drove home.  Tired, dirty, a little sun-burnt and feeling pretty darn great about being a part of Hands… Read More


Author: Ariel As I cooked dinner last night (yes, meat should be thoroughly thawed before you cook it, or it will make a better paper weight than edible meal), I thought about how to celebrate Day of the Dead this year. Past years, I’ve been everything from an admiring bystander to an avid participant. There’s something about… Read More


Author: Craig FirstBank recently launched a campaign aimed at helping our small business customers.  This campaign is centered around the use of outdoor billboards that feature the business card of a local FirstBank small business customer.  A few of our locations have also instituted the use of the “Small Business Spotlight” board, which is a… Read More


Author: Gina Lately I’ve been noticing how difficult it is to do out-of-the-box thinking when you are surrounded by cubicles. This is not a unique problem, and organizations have been fighting this battle for a good, long time. So how do we go about fixing the issue of focus? Do we re-arrange desks? Do we clean up… Read More