5-Star Valley State Bank

Relationship Banking at its Best

January 2019: Coral Gables, Florida, BauerFinancial, Inc., the Nation’s Premier Bank Rating Firm, is pleased to announce that Valley State Bank, Belle Plaine, Kansas has once again been awarded its highest (5-Star) rating for financial strength and stability. Earning a 5-Star rating indicates this bank excels in areas of capital adequacy, profitability, asset quality and much more. Earning and maintaining this top rating for 45 consecutive quarters, makes its status indisputable as an “Exceptional Performance Bank”. This designation is reserved specifically for banks that have earned Bauer’s highest rating consistently for longer than at least ten years.

“Valley State Bank’s ability to excel and consistently deliver a stellar financial performance, is a true testament to its values and dedication,” remarks Karen Dorway, president of BauerFinancial. “Through an unwavering commitment to its customers and personal relationships, Valley State Bank has distinguished itself as one of the strongest banks in the nation.”

Established in 1897, Valley State Bank has been building relationships and providing personalized solutions for its customers for 121 years. Today it operates through conveniently located offices in Belle Plaine, Derby and Wichita and can also be found online at valleystatebank.com.

Valley State Bank: "Your 5-Star Community Bank."

BAUERFINANCIAL, Inc., Coral Gables, Florida, the nation's leading independent bank and credit union rating and research firm, has been reporting on and analyzing the performance of U.S. banks and credit unions since 1983. No institution can pay for or opt out of a BauerFinancial rating. Star-ratings are all available for free at bauerfinancial.com.

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