Better Banks would like to announce that Glasford Bank, a member of the Better Bank Group for over 40 years, will become official branches of Better Banks in June of 2022. This pending internal merger combines two well-respected community banks as one, with both banks operating with the same shared vision and understanding of community banking. This merger will create greater convenience for both the bank’s customers and employees and both banks will continue serving the expanding and overlapping communities.
“We will be able to enhance the banking experience for our Glasford customers by providing additional access to all of our Central Illinois locations,” states Mike Stratton, President of Better Banks.
“The combination of
our two banks, each with a rich history and complimentary core strengths, will allow Glasford Bank to continue providing the same excellence in customer service with enhanced products and services.”
“We are excited to join the Better Banks family and look forward to years of continued growth,” added Bob Meyer, President of Glasford Bank.
“We look forward to creating greater convenience for our customers, offering additional
services to our Glasford customers, and continuing to serve our community.”
Better Banks will remain a community bank, committed to doing what’s right for our customers and our local communities. With a history and commitment to customers that goes back almost 125 years, Better Banks will continue to offer customers personalized service and remain committed to the ideal of traditional community banking that has earned its reputation for exceeding expectations based on a consistent record of growth, performance, and trust. This is a very exciting time for our customers, shareholders and employees.
About Better Banks and Glasford Bank
Better Banks and Glasford Bank are part of Backlund Investment Company based in Peoria Heights, IL with additional banking operations throughout Illinois including Dunlap, Morton, Bartonville, Mapleton, Chillicothe, Wyoming, Astoria, Quincy, Payson; as well as online.