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Our Story

Collegiate Peaks Bank is committed to supporting the communities it serves and has made it an important part of the company culture. The bank’s employees donate their time and effort to causes that help to build a strong community spirit and contribute to the success of the businesses, organizations and individuals around them.

Our Bank was founded in the mid 1980’s by a group of local Community Members in Buena Vista, Colorado. The Bank was acquired by Glacier Bancorp, Inc. on February 1, 2018. The bank is now a division of Glacier Bank, a regional bank holding company which is ranked ninth in the nation for best large publicly traded bank in Americaby Forbes Magazine. Glacier Bank provides commercial banking services in 114 communities through 181 banking offices. 

Collegiate Peaks Bank continues to cultivate strong relationships within the communities we live and work by emphasizing personalized service combined with the full resources of a larger banking organization.


Glacier Bancorp, Inc. is headquartered in Kalispell, Montana with operating divisions including the Montana banks Glacier Bank of Kalispell, First Security Bank of Missoula, Valley Bank of Helena, First Security Bank of Bozeman, Western Security Bank of Billings, First Bank of Montana, Lewistown; Mountain West Bank in Idaho, Utah and Washington; First Bank in Wyoming and Utah; Citizens Community Bank in Idaho; Bank of the San Juans in Colorado, Collegiate Peaks Bank in Colorado, First State Bank in Wyoming, North Cascades Bank in Washington and The Foothills Bank in Arizona.

Glacier has a unique division model in which provides local autonomy for all of it’s “Company of Banks”, since 2000 Glacier has acquired 20 Banks and currently holds 14 divisions.