Centinel Bank in the News

For all media inquiries, please contact Marketing Director John Rainey at 575-758-6777 or Centinel Bank at 575-758-6700

Press Release

November 1, 2013 Updated Terms and Conditions. 

Your understanding of the terms and conditions which govern your account with our Bank is important to us.  Within the document we have adopted more detailed definitions for items such as Authorized Signer, Deposits, Withdrawals, Restrictive Legends, and Facsimile Signatures.  We have also added a Security section that explains what actions you as a customer can take to reduce the risk of theft or fraud.  Please review and print the updated Account Terms and Conditions by clicking this link.  If you have any questions feel free to call, email or come by the main office.

May 31, 2013 Education Event: Banking on the Future, Investing in our Youth

Join us for a day of fun & celebration on Friday, May 31 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm at our Main Office. Come learn about our Banking on Books summer reading program, how you can win Bookworm Bucks, & how your school can win $1000 this summer! There is more, we’ll have tips for students, parents, and teachers to make reading fun, suggested reading guides, and financial education resources. Bring in your 4th 9-week report card to enter into our Learn & Earn drawing. Or, if you’re a scholarship recipient, bring in your paperwork to collect your fall 2013 scholarship payment.  Plus, we’ll have a Presentation Ceremony at 12:00 noon to announce our 2013 scholarship recipients and honor our past year recipients, with a mariachi performance by Enos Garcia School’s Mariachi Jaguar Encantado.

Banking on Books- New! Summer Reading Program

Banking on Books is Centinel Bank’s new summer reading program, kicking off May 31, 2012. Studies have proven that even 20 minutes of reading each day will help you grow and develop in a multitude of ways.  To promote and reward regular reading habits, we’ve created this reading program to keep kids reading this summer. Regular reading will qualify a student to enter our Bookworm Bucks drawing for a prize of $25 and the Taos County school with the highest participation will win $1000. All youth within Taos County, grades K-12, are eligible to participate. To learn more, join us at our kickoff event on May 31... we’ll offer one additional entry to our Bookworm Bucks drawing to those students who attend!

Centinel Bank recieves Top Workplaces in New Mexico Award (May 19, 2013)

Centinel Bank of Taos is pleased to announce that it was named a Top Workplace on May 19, 2013. The Albuquerque Journal recognized 40 Companies and Organizations in New Mexico as Top Workplaces. The Top Workplaces are determined solely on employee feedback given in an employee survey, conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, that is then compared across peer companies.

Centinel Bank was named 7th in the state amongst the top small businesses to work for. The Top Workplaces award recognizes organizational health and identifies organizations that have created exceptional places to work. Every individual in our Bank contributes to making it a special place to be and has the opportunity to make a difference in our company and in our community as well. We are proud of the programs we have in place to support our staff and their families and promote personal and professional growth. Thank you to our Centinel Bank family—to each and every person who is a part of our team—for making it an incredible place to be and a Top Workplace in New Mexico!  

CLICK HERE to read the Albuquerque Journal's Top Workplaces article.

View Centinel Bank's Top Workplace profile at: http://www.topworkplaces.com/frontend.php/regional-list/company/abqjournal/centinel-bank-of-taos  or to learn more about the Top Workplace program, visit: www.topworkplaces.com.

Centinel Bank News 

2012

December 18, 2012

Centinel Bank announces the re-opening of our newly renovated Northside Motorbank on Wednesday, December 18th. Construction started on the Drive-Thru Only branch located at 508 Paseo del Pueblo Sur in mid-September, with a complete re-model of the building, construction of wider, taller drive-thru lanes, enhanced audio and video communication devices, and the latest, high-tech drive-up ATM that will accept cash and check deposits for our customers, will show images of checks on receipts, and will cash checks (if account has available balance.) Centinel Bank is proud to continue to invest in our facilities and our community. Thank you! for your patience, and thank you for your business!

July 3, 2012 

Centinel Bank of Taos announces the opening of their newest branch: their new website and online banking center.  The new Centinel Bank of Taos website will serve as an online branch, allowing Centinel customers to access many services and products offered by Centinel without having to come into one of its branches.  “The purpose of this new site is to better support our customers who prefer to do their banking online and through their mobile devices,” commented Rebeca Romero Rainey, CEO of Centinel Bank of Taos.  She continued, “Of course, for those of our customers who enjoy coming into one of our branches in person, we will continue to be here to meet their needs.”  The new website will provide improved customer support for online banking services, mobile device viewing, as well as downloadable tools and applications which can be emailed or hand-delivered to a branch.  Ms. Romero Rainey added, “We are proud to offer this new website to our customers, which will highlight images of what makes us distinctly ‘Taos’ along with community projects Centinel is involved in.”

Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) announces 2012-2013 executive committee
(March 14, 2012)

Rebeca Romero-Rainey, CEO of Centinel Bank of Taos Recognized as a Remarkable Woman of Taos
(March 2012)

Romero Rainey appointed to KC Fed advisory commission 
New Mexico Business Weekly (February 16, 2012)

Group aims to revitalize downtown Questa
Taos News (January 9, 2012)

Centinel Bank News Archives

2011

Angel Reyes appointed by Governor Susana Martinez to the New Mexico Mortgage Finance Authority 
(June 2011)

Moving money: deposits rise at local banks
Taos News (December 12, 2011)

Hispanic Business 500 lists 26 New Mexico firms 
New Mexico Business Weekly (June 27, 2011)

2010

The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) today honored seven community banks with the 2010 ICBA National
Community Bank Service Awards
ICBA (March 20, 2010)

Rebeca Romero Rainey appointed At Large Director of the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA), a national advocacy group representing independent community banks

2009

Citizen of the Year: Rebeca Romero Rainey 
Taos News (October 16, 2009)