Assets: $3.1 billion
Chairman and CEO: Steven Bangert
Community service initiative: Employees fund and lead a grant-giving foundation, and CoBiz matches their contributions. Recipients are determined through an annual community involvement survey.
Employee recognition/appreciation program: A quarterly award recognizes an employee who performs an act of kindness, innovates or shows unusual dedication. The winner receives $750.
Bonus/incentive program: Monthly rewards go to tellers who provide excellent customer service and balance cash draws with no overages, shortages or policy violations.