Our Culture

From the very start, CoreFirst set out to be a bank for the people. A bank that puts customers and the community first. We're a team, focused on the same thing; providing legendary service. We make sure that all our actions are made out of integrity and commitment to our customers and our community. 

Our hard work shows. We are humbled to have been named the Best Bank in Topeka for over 23 years by the readers of the Topeka Capital-Journal, and recently, the Best Bank in Kansas by Forbes Magazine. These honors help define who we are today and who we will be in the future.

Our Mission

Through a team of exceptional people, we will earn the trust and loyalty of:

OUR CUSTOMERSby building lasting relationships through high quality products, unequaled convenience, and personalized, courteous and professional service.
OUR TEAM MEMBERSby fostering a team environment that encourages and rewards enthusiasm, pride, mutual trust and innovation.
OUR COMMUNITIESthrough good corporate citizenship and community involvement.
OUR SHAREHOLDERSthrough quality growth, exceptional asset quality, profitability and the creation of long-term shareholder value.


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You Get What You Give

CoreFirst is passionate about giving back to the community. Whether it’s a contribution of funds, expertise or time, our passion is to always make a positive impact. We’re here to help our communities thrive and support both local and national organizations.     

How Our Team Helps

Our amazing team likes to give back too! Whether it's delivering meals, collecting canned goods, walking for a cause, picking up trash at a local park or serving on a board, we look for connections that allow our team to participate and encourage involvement. We try to provide regular opportunities for community immersion so our team can truly make a difference.    

Who Do We Help

Below is just a sample of the wonderful groups and organizations that we have been able to partner with.

  • YWCA
  • Project Topeka
  • Sertoma
  • Boys & Girls Club
  • Topeka South Rotary
  • Topeka Symphony
  • Topeka Performing Arts Center
  • National Arthritis Foundation
  • Capper Foundation
  • TARC
  • Topeka Youth Commission
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Midland Care
  • Salvation Army
  • Safe Streets
  • Breakthrough House
  • St. James Academy
  • Old Shawnee Days
  • Topeka Public Schools Foundation
  • Sheltered Living
  • Shaner Elementary
  • Keep America Beautiful
  • United Way