Summit Bank Achieves 5-Star Rating from Bauer Financial for Another Consecutive Year

Eugene, Oregon, April 8, 2024 – Summit Bank, Oregon’s premier business bank was given a 5-star rating from Bauer Financial for another year, solidifying its position as a top performer in the banking industry. 

Bauer Financial, the leading independent bank rating firm, has again recognized Summit Bank’s commitment to excellence in financial performance, stability and client service. This 5-star rating reflects Summit Bank’s dedication to providing unparalleled financial solutions tailored to the unique needs of businesses throughout Oregon. 

“We are happy to receive the 5-star rating from Bauer Financial for another consecutive year,” said Craig Wanichek, Summit Bank President and CEO. “This recognition underscores our commitment to delivering exceptional value and service to our clients and to empower businesses to thrive and prosper in our community.” 

Summit Bank’s consistent 5-star rating demonstrates its sound financial management, prudent risk practices and collective dedication to supporting the growth and success of businesses across Oregon. The bank’s personalized approach to banking, coupled with its deep-rooted community involvement, sets it apart as a trusted partner for businesses of all sizes. 

“At Summit Bank, we prioritize building lasting relationships with our clients.  Our goal is to be the best bank to work and to bank,” said Wanichek. “This recognition reaffirms our team’s dedication to excellence in every aspect of our operations.” 

As Summit Bank celebrates another year of earning the 5-Star rating from Bauer Financial, it remains steadfast in its commitment to serving as Oregon’s premier business bank. 

About Summit Bank:  

Summit Bank Group Inc., through its wholly-owned subsidiary Summit Bank, maintains offices in Eugene, Bend, and Portland and specializes in providing high-level service to professionals and medium-sized businesses and their owners. The Bank was voted for the third year in a row as one of Oregon’s “Top 100 Companies to Work For,” according to Oregon Business Magazine. The Bank was voted in 2023 as “Favorite Bank” in the Eugene Register-Guard’s annual Reader’s Choice Awards and “Best Bank” by Central Oregon’s Bend Bulletin. Summit Bank Group Inc. is quoted on the OTCPK as SBKO. 

For more information, contact Craig Wanichek, CEO & President of Summit Bank [email protected] 

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