John Steinmetz Credits Vista Bank’s People and Technology for The Company’s Success

2020 presented unique challenges for all of us. But 109-year-old Vista Bank has seen a few of those before. Helping clients navigate the Great Depression, Dust Bowl, Two World Wars, and the Great Recession gave them the experience, perspective, and wisdom that prepared them to serve clients during the global pandemic and beyond. Known in Texas as The Entrepreneur’s Bank, Vista primarily focuses on commercial business.

“Small businesses suffered greatly in the global pandemic, as entrepreneurs willing to risk their own capital to ensure the success of the world’s greatest economy, found their doors shut due to COVID-19,” explained Vista Bank’s President & CEO John D. Steinmetz. Some of these entrepreneurs were already Vista’s clients. Other business owners were struggling because their banks were not offering CARES Act assistance. Thousands of them switched to Vista Bank as one of the few banks in the country to proactively offer both the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and the Main Street Lending Program to new clients.

“Vista stays ahead of the competition because of a couple of key distinctions. First and foremost – our people and the family style culture we’ve created.”

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