BankWest is a locally-owned, community bank with a 130-year history of exceptional customer service. Contact our friendly staff for all of your financial needs.
Whether you prefer to bank face to face, through your smartphone, or both, BankWest makes it convenient to get service how, when and where you want.
Serving as your financial partner in every way, through every season.
With roots firmly planted in South Dakota, BankWest has helped customers succeed and communities prosper for generations.
BankWest Supports Your Community
Without our customers, we could not support hundreds of South Dakota organizations and causes. And our contributions go much further than monetary donations: Our employees pitch in and donate thousands of volunteer hours to charitable causes and organizations.
Mitchell Branches Donate to Local Agencies through United Way
BankWest officials pledged $5,000 to local agencies benefited by the Mitchell Area United Way. The Salvation Army, Weekend Snack Pack, Davison County Child Protection, James Valley Drug/DUI Court and Love Feast were selected to receive $1,000 each through the Mitchell Area United Way.
Dunk Tank Fundraiser Garners $4,000 for American Heart Association
This year Pierre BankWest employees held a dunk tank extravaganza to raise funds for the American Heart Association and the Central South Dakota Heart Walk. Nine employees were dunked and the fundraising goal of $3,000 was surpassed, leaving BankWest Chairman, President and CEO, Charles H. Burke III to be dunked.
Eighteen Scholarships Awarded for 2019-2020 School Year
This spring 18 BankWest Scholarships were awarded to students from across South Dakota for the 2019-20 school year. Each student will receive a $1,500 scholarship to pursue post-secondary education at a school of their choice. Over 65 students applied for this year’s scholarships.
Our Performance Guarantee.
If a BankWest associate or vendor fails to meet our commitment to error-free service, we will apologize and correct the problem immediately. We also will give you a $5 Performance Guarantee payment for bringing it to our attention.
Rest assured that if you ever have a problem, we will make it right.
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BankWest Scholarship Application Now Available
BankWest commits to our communities by providing scholarships to 18 outstanding students each year. High school seniors and undergraduate college students who meet established criteria are eligible to apply for a $1,500 award to assist with post-secondary education. The application deadline is Friday, January 31, 2020.
Our Promise to You: We Are ...
Convenient.We help you make
the most of your time
Connected.We´re a strong
through every season.
Committed.We help you and
If a BankWest associate or vendor fails to meet our commitment to error-free service, we will apologize and correct the problem immediately. We also will give you a $5 Performance Guarantee payment for bringing it to our attention.Rest assured that if you ever have a problem, we will make it right.