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Awards and Recognition
Bank of American Fork accolades, 2014-present
August 2017 – Bank of American Fork is listed as an hornorable mention recipient for the ICBA Community Bank Serive Awards. A national release from ICBA was sent out in August where Bank of American Fork was listed as honorable mention recipient.
March 2017 – Bank of American Fork was voted the Best of Utah Valley in the category Best Bank.
May 2016 – Bank of American Fork is recognized as the 11th largest bank in Utah by asset-size by Utah Business magazine.
March 2016 – Richard Beard is named Utah Business's 2016 CEO of the year.
March 2016 – Bank of American Fork was voted the best of Utah Valley in the category of Best Bank. This was a reader's choice award.
2016 – Aga Merx is named one of Utah Business' 30 Women to Watch.
October 2015 – Bank of American Fork received a Certificate of Recognition for participating in the 2015 ABA Community Commitment Awards for its Project Teddy Bear.
July 2015 – First place in case study competition. Conference of State Bank Supervisors. CSBS will be publishing a story on the student team and the case online as part of the July 17 issue of the CSBS Examiner. The case will be presented at the Federal Reserve/ Conference of State Bank Supervisors Third Annual Community Banking Research and Policy conference, September 30 - October 1, 2015, St. Louis.
May 2015 – Passageways Board Portal and Employee Intranet honors Ken Burnett as a 2015 Luminary for his contribution to Online Learning Systems and Processes.
April 2015 – ICBA Top Performing Banks. BAF is No. 20 on list of subchapter C banks with more than $1 billion in assets. Based on ROA of 1.28.
October 2014 – American Bankers Association honors Bank of American Fork with the 2014 Community Commitment Awards for Protecting Older Americans.
September 1, 2014 – Bank of American Fork is awarded an “Outstanding” rating for its Community Reinvestment Program (CRA) by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).
September 2014 – Independent Community Bankers of America awards Bank of American Fork with the 2014 National Bank Service Award for Project Teddy Bear.
June 2014 – SNL Financial’s 100 Top-Performing Banks of 2013 with assets between $500M and $5B.
Spring 2014 – Bank of American Fork is named one of the Best Banks in The Daily Herald’s 2014 The Best of Utah Valley Readers’ Choice Awards.
May 2014 – Bank of American Fork is named one of the Best Banks by Best of Utah Valley by Utah Valley Magazine.
April 2014 – Bank of American Fork ranked in top 15th percentile of community banks by Seifried & Brew LLC based on the bank’s S&B Total Risk/Return Composite Ranking
April 2014 – Bank of American Fork received the “Best of State” Award for 2014 in the community bank category
January 2014 – Bank of American Fork selected by the U.S. Small Business Administration as the most active medium-sized lender in the Utah District Office 504 Third Party lending category for FY 2013
January 2014 – Bank of American Fork honored by the Utah Division of Aging and Adult Services in recognition of the bank’s industry-leading work with age-friendly banking.
January 2014 – Utah Business magazine honors VP/Director of Marketing, Christopher Liechty as one of the state’s Sales and Marketers of the Year (SAMY).