Corporate Mission | First Farmers & Merchants Bank

Our Vision

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

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 member banks 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

To become the engine which stimulates economic development and promotes financial security in the communities served by the banks. Provide a good economic return to shareholders on the value of their shareholdings.