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Scott Gruber

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Message from the President

Posted by Scott Gruber on Jan 5, 2021 4:17:00 PM

To our valued customers,

As we begin a new year, I’d like to start by thanking you for your support in what was the most difficult year most of us have ever experienced. I’d also like to briefly recap how we tried to support you - our customers and communities - in 2020.

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Branch Availability Update

Posted by Scott Gruber on Jun 17, 2020 3:58:34 PM

As your community bank, we continue to be here for you as we work hard to rebuild our communities, together. I wanted to take the time to give you a brief update about our plans for reopening our bank lobbies.

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We're all in this Together

Posted by Scott Gruber on Mar 20, 2020 4:40:51 PM

Hi, I’m Scott Gruber, President and CEO of Tompkins VIST Bank.

Since 1909, Tompkins VIST Bank has been serving our customers and our communities through economic vitality, economic hardships, and everything in-between. 

We are all aware that the Coronavirus has thrown shock waves into our community, and knowing how to navigate through these challenging times can be difficult. But we will get through this – together.

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Celebrating 110 Years

Posted by Scott Gruber on Aug 9, 2019 2:57:35 PM


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