Lines of Business


Bank of the West provides solutions for customers of every size—from individuals to large commercial entities. With an award-winning approach to service and the global capabilities of our parent company BNP Paribas, we operate wherever our customers need us and create innovative solutions to support their goals.

Personal Banking

When you open an account with us, expect friendly, personal service and a blend of solutions designed expressly for you. Through our local branches and ATMs, as well as telephone, online and mobile banking services, we provide convenient, 24/7-access you can count on.


As the second largest SBA 504 lender in the U.S., we are committed to helping owners of SMEs grow their business. We offer a full suite of cash management, credit and financial advisory services, along with the specialized expertise SMEs need to manage opportunities and challenges in today’s business environment.


We specialize in meeting the needs of Asian and Asian American individuals and companies. With more than 180 bilingual bankers and representative offices in Chicago, New York, Tokyo and Taipei, we offer industry expertise, a convenient local relationship, and the cultural familiarity and understanding of a banking partner who speaks your language.

Commercial Banking

We help usher commercial clients into new phases of growth—locally, nationally and abroad. With specialized expertise in key sectors, our local bankers deliver global banking solutions, including international cash management and trade solutions, to help businesses gain a competitive edge.

Wealth Management

We draw on the Bank’s full range of offerings to create holistic, integrated solutions for all aspects of our clients’ financial lives. We tailor our services—including deposit and lending, wealth planning, investment management, trust and estate, and retirement—to support your most important aspirations.

National Finance

Our National Finance team matches our customers’ financing needs with convenient, safe loan products. We offer responsible financing alternatives—including real estate loans, vehicle financing, credit cards and home equity products—designed to help you achieve your dreams and reach important milestones.