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Bank Getting New Name

Premeire West Bank, which has a branch office in Grass Valley, will soon have a new name. The company has been sold to Spokane, Washington based American West Bank for approximately 16.6 million dollars…

Listen to Scott Kisting

That’s American West C-E-O Scott Kisting. Premeire West is based in Medford, Oregon and has 32 branches. Kisting says the acquisition means expansion of their territory, which means Premeire West customers will have access to their account in more states…

Listen to Scott Kisting

The merger will give American West over 100 branches. Kisting says he’s optimistic that the merger will close in January, but could take a little longer because of the money involved. (And on a personal note, Kisting says he is from Auburn and is a Placer High grad, and is looking forward to bringing American West to Grass Valley.)

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