You Succeed. We Succeed.


At First Partners Bank, our philosophy is to partner with our customers, our employees and the community. This means those that choose a career with us have some additional partner advantages including:

Making an Impact

When you join First Partners Bank, you will have the opportunity to apply your expertise with a bank that is making a difference in the community. For those who want to see how their work matters, First Partners Bank offers an enriching experience through contact with multiple facets of our business. When you succeed, we succeed.

Higher Level of Service

As a community bank, our level of commitment to our customers is reflected in our commitment to you as an employee. Our partnership banking philosophy challenges us to be responsive to requests and provide answers quickly. There are no toll-free numbers or additional layers of management to approach when you need an answer for your customer.

In short, you are able to provide your customers with an uncommon level of service.

A Record of Success

First Partners Bank has consistently been recognized in the business community, both for its strong financial performance and achievement of its objectives. It holds the Bauer 5 Star Rating, the highest possible rating based on balance sheet information, profitability ratios, and other factors. We have been honored to receive a number of recognitions for our hard work, including the following:

  • 2014 Community Bank Lender of the Year by the Small Business Administration
  • 2014 Roy Swayze Award from the Alabama Historical Commission
  • 2013 CEO of the Year from the Birmingham Business Journal
  • 2012 Birmingham Venture Club John S. Jemison, Jr. Award Recipient
  • 2012 recognized as one of SBA’s Largest Lenders in Alabama
  • 2010-2011 Community Bank Lender of the Year by the Small Business Administration