Community Bank Practice

PW&Co provides an array of services tailored to meet the unique needs of community banks. Our professionals have extensive transactional experience ranging from $100 million whole-bank acquisition advisories and IPO lead manager roles to valuation reports, fairness opinions and small private equity placements for community banks. We have also served in senior credit officer positions in publicly-traded banks.

Client Bank Services


Mergers & Acquisitions

PW&Co can help your institution merge with another institution, 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