The Purposeful Banker Awards


In 2017, we set out to recognize financial institutions and bankers who are making a tremendous impact within their organizations and the community. Over the years, incredible bankers have walked across the BankOnPurpose stage to collect their well-earned and deserved awards.

Award Descriptions

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Purposeful Banker
of the Year

What: This banker has shown tremendous success and results in their every day duties over the past year. They’ve built strong customer relationships and have served their customers well.

Who should apply? If you know of an outstanding banker who went above and beyond in their field by closing a large deal, maintaining or saving an important relationship, etc. within the past year, they’d be the perfect candidate. If you think that person is you… go ahead and nominate yourself! Don’t worry. We won’t tell anyone.


Most Philanthropic Financial Institution of the Year

What: This bank or credit union has shown up in their community and has made a big impact within the past year.

Who should apply? Are you a part of a financial institution or do you know a financial institution who has gone to great lengths to make an impact in their community with their philanthropic efforts? Then, they’re the bank for this award!

*Nominations have closed and winners will be announced on October 18, 2023 at BankOnPurpose

Meet the Latest Award Winners


Most Philanthropic Financial Institution

Generations Community Federal Credit Union


Banker of the Year

Matt Meyer, Valley Bank

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