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July 2020 Market Review

An unprecedented response begets an unprecedented response

FirstBank & Trust’s Commercial Credit Card Program Nationally Ranked For A Fifth Year in a Row

For the fifth year in a row, FirstBank & Trust has been ranked among the top U.S. commercial credit card issuers for purchase volume growth.

Coronavirus and the Economy

COVID-19 pushed the economy into bear market territory faster than any other time in history. Our experts provide a market review of the first four months of 2020.

FirstBank & Trust provides relief and support to employees and customers in wake of COVID-19

We are committed to protecting the health and well-being of employees, customers and the communities we call home.

Parent Company of FirstBank & Trust Recognized as a Forbes Best Bank in America for 2020

FirstBank & Trust, through its parent company, Heartland Financial USA, Inc., has been named a “Forbes Best Bank 2020.”

FirstBank & Trust and AimBank Announce Plans to Merge


Lubbock, Texas, February 11, 2020 — Lubbock, TX-based FirstBank & Trust (FB&T), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (“Heartland”) (NASDAQ: HTLF), and Levelland, TX-based AimBank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of AIM Bancshares, Inc. (“ABI”), today jointly announced  that their parent companies have entered into a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which ABI will be acquired by Heartland.

Lubbock Economic Development Alliance Announces Barry Orr as Board Chairman

The Lubbock Economic Development Alliance (LEDA) and Visit Lubbock announce the new chairman, Barry Orr.