When I was a freshman in College my career path was clear, I was smart, good with my hands, mechanically inclined, I was going to be an Engineer.  I entered the University of Nebraska with all the certainty in the world of where I was headed in life. Isaac Newton, or maybe Gottfried Leibniz, depending… Read More


It’s not very often that I experience the delight of customer service, but when I’m dealing with First Bank, it is a regular occurrence. Recently, I deposited a check at the branch at Highlands Ranch Pkwy & Broadway. I walked out of work a few hours later to head home, opened my wallet to pay… Read More


I was recently talking with the newest Teller at the 42nd branch, Tiffany, and she said something that stuck with me.   I asked her what she liked about working for FirstBank. She quickly replied that: “Within a few months of working at the bank I have developed relationships with the regular customers and non-customers (who… Read More


It’s that time of year again where our attention begins to turn to giving thanks to those who make a difference in our lives.  It is said that the first American Thanksgiving can loosely be traced to 1621 in Plymouth, Massachusetts in celebration of a good harvest.  It became an official holiday by presidential proclamation… Read More


On the morning of September 25th I learned that one of FirstBank’s founding fathers, Roger Reisher, passed away after a long illness.  Roger started with FirstBank shortly after its founding in 1963, and he will always be the heart and soul behind our organization.  His many contributions to FirstBank and the greater Colorado community will… Read More


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