Riverside Community Bank, through its parent company, Heartland Financial USA, Inc., has been named a "Forbes Best Bank 2013."
In its annual review of the largest publicly traded banks and thrifts, Forbes ranked Heartland 39th among a nationwide group of 100 leading banking organizations with assets ranging from $4.5 billion to over $2 trillion.
"We are proud to be named among the best banks in America for 2013," said Steve Ward, President and CEO of Riverside Community Bank. "As community banks, what sets us apart is our strong commitment to our customers, our community and our employees. The Forbes ranking underscores the benefits of our unique structure-the strength and capabilities of a big bank, combined with the personal touch and local decision-making of a community bank."