CBW Bank was founded in 1892 in Weir, KS. The city of Weir, founded in 1872, was a zinc mining and coal mining point. By 1910 the city had grown to include a library, opera house, railroad, a newspaper, electric lights and waterworks. The city is located in Cherokee county and is on the St. Louis & San Francisco rail road.Since its inception over a century ago, the Bank has successfully navigated through multiple economic cycles.
More recently, it has embarked on a modernization initiative including launching online money transfers with its Global Remit brand, online banking, mobile banking and remote deposit capture. With rapidly evolving technologies and regulations, the Bank expects to continue to develop and launch products and services that leverage these changes and innovations to serve its customers better.