Community Bank Practice

PW&Co provides an array of services tailored to meet the unique needs of community banks. Our professionals have extensive knowledge of the challenges community banks face, experience ranging from whole-bank acquisition advisories to valuation reports and fairness opinions. In addition, some have previously served in senior credit officer positions in publicly-traded banks.

Client Bank Services


Acquisition Advisory

PW&Co can help your institution with acquisitions, buy or sell a branch, or acquire or divest a portfolio of loans.


Strategic Planning

PW&Co can help your institution plan for the future with customized strategic planning services.



PW&Co has expertise in bank stock valuations for ESOP, estate, strategic planning and other purposes. We also provide collateral valuations.


Fairness Opinions

PW&Co can provide your board an expert opinion on the fairness of a variety of corporate transaction types.


Capital Strategies

PW&Co can assist your institution in formulating a long-term capital plan and in accessing the capital markets.


Workout Consulting

PW&Co advises parties to a loan where a borrower is experiencing financial distress whether the situation is in- or out-of bankruptcy.

Community Banking Team