Corporate Mission | First Farmers & Merchants Bank

Our Vision

To become the engine which stimulates economic development and promotes financial security in the communities we serve. 

Our Values

  • We have personal and corporate integrity.
  • We always deliver outstanding customer service that emphasizes friendliness, convenience and personalization.
  • We build long-term business relationships based on mutual commitment and trust with individuals, businesses, and community organizations with whom we work.
  • We provide a work environment where competence, hard work and community service are rewarded.
  • We work together as a team across all our branches to get the most effective integration of the ideas and efforts of our people.
  • We attract and retain a highly motivated staff of top quality professional employees and provide them with a supportive working environment, advancement opportunities, and compensation that is competitive and consistent with our objectives and strategies.
  • We are committed to achieving a superior return on shareholder's equity by being consistently sound in our risk-taking and by achieving sustained, profitable growth.

Our Purpose

We strive to be recognized as the financial institution of choice in all of the communities we serve. We continue to be a premier community bank focusing on agricultural and small business lending. We maintain a strong, positive, team-oriented work environment and are recognized as a great place to work. We strive to exceed our customers’ expectations through the prudent expansion of our products and services and through responsible, profitable growth.