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President's Message, July 2019

July 2, 2019

I hope your summer travels have been safe so far and you’ve taken Dean Bank along to ensure reliable Debit Card processing and access to your account information through your mobile device of choice. 

President's Message - April 2019

April 2, 2019

As we look forward with anticipation to the warmer weather, longer days and outdoor activities, it’s notable that Dean Bank along with our fellow community banks nationwide commemorate the month of April as “Community Banking Month”. 

President's Message - February 2019

February 14, 2019

The year 2019 marks the 130th anniversary of Dean Bank but don’t expect a lot of fanfare over this anniversary.  It’s just another year in the history of an organization dedicated to the success of our customers.

Construction Update

April 13, 2018

April 13, 2018:  Steel installation to support the new second floor offices and reinforce the floor to support the new vestibule area has begun.  Most of the changes this week are in non-public areas.  Second floor access to interior stairways has changed; and meeting room walls have been opened up to install reinforcements.

 

Construction Continues in Main Office

April 9, 2018

April 9, 2018:  Demolition of the old branch space has been completed.  The walk-up ATM off of Main Street has been removed.   Steel installation to support the new second floor offices and reinforce the floor to support the new vestibule area will begin the second week of April.  Some doorways to enter the old branch space are disappearing while new ones appear. 

President's Message - April 2018

April 2, 2018

As we look forward with anticipation to the warmer weather, longer days and outdoor activities, it’s notable that Dean Bank along with our fellow community banks nationwide commemorate the month of April as “Community Banking Month”.

Construction has Begun at Dean Bank’s Main Office

March 15, 2018

On March 9th the hammers began flying in Franklin as the renovation of our Main Office began.  Over the course of the next 6 months I’ll do my best to keep you posted on what’s going on and what you can expect when you come to the Main Office of Dean Bank in Franklin. 

President's Message - March 2018

March 6, 2018

In last month’s President’s Message, I mentioned that our Main Office will be undergoing an ambitious expansion / modernization very soon.  The project plan calls for multiple phases and Phase One is about to begin.  I wanted to let our customers know that a construction start date of March 9th has been finalized and inform you of some of the changes that will be occurring over the first 30 days or so. 

President's Message - February 2018

February 7, 2018

2018 is off to a fast start and our staff has been working hard; implementing the new technology we’ve recently rolled out while getting ready to do more to improve your experience with us.

Counterfeit Dean Bank Treasurer's Checks and Money Orders Alert

August 18, 2017

Dean Bank has received and returned a number of counterfeit Treasurer's Checks as well as Money Orders from financial institutions in Arkansas, South Carolina and Ohio. We'd like our customers, local businesses and financial institutions that may have received them to know that they are not legitimate financial instruments and you should contact the proper authorities right away should you have one presented. 

Dean Bank Mobile Banking and Bill Pay Conversion to beign on Tuesday, September 19, 2017

August 15, 2017

A few months ago I announced we’d be converting our Bill Payment solution, as well as our Mobile Banking and Mobile Check Deposit applications.  I’m confident that the issues discovered in late May, which delayed the conversion to our new electronic banking platform, have been resolved and we are ready to move ahead.  We will begin the electronic banking services conversion on Tuesday September 19th and finish on Thursday September 21st.  

President's Message August 2017

July 28, 2017

I hope your summer travels have been safe and you’ve taken Dean Bank along to ensure reliable Debit Card processing as well as access to your account information through the mobile device of your choice.  

President's Message - May 2017

May 15, 2017

If you were to ask a random person: “what first comes to mind when you think of an important date in May”?  The most likely response might be Mother’s Day or Memorial Day!  Here at Dean Bank it’s “New Year’s Day”!  April 30 ended the bank’s fiscal year and May 1 began a new one.  

Important Message from the President & CEO

March 6, 2017

As a reminder to our customers, this weekend the bank moved its data processing to an off-site, “data center” operated by our current data processing partner.  Here is a summary of what will still occur and how these occurrences will impact you:

President's Message - August 2016

July 29, 2016

Dean Bank President’s Message August, 2016

 

Although the summer is still in full swing, thoughts of “back to school” and “hurricane season” loom large in the back of my mind.  I hope your summer travels have been safe and you’ve allowed Dean Bank to ensure reliable Debit Card processing by notifying us when you intend to be out of the New England area.

 

President's Message June 2016

June 28, 2016

Summer is here and with it comes vacation travel. Over the years we've had many customers ask for suggestions about safeguarding access to their accounts, whether out of state or out of the country. I'd like to share some of the helpful suggestions our staff has compiled. From all of us here at Dean Bank, we wish you safe travels this summer!

NEW!! Instant Issue Debit Cards are Here

October 9, 2015

NEW!!  Customers opening a new checking account or who may have lost their debit card can now have a new or replacement card printed at any of our four branch locations in just minutes.  Choose from our standard design or four new gallery design images, each depicitng a notable location in our branch communities.  Dean Bank now also offers our customers a PERSONALIZED Debit MasterCard®, printed instantly on-demand with a photo you supply! To learn more about how you can have a photo of your children, your pet or your favorite vacation spot on your debit card, click here for complete instruction details.

Telephone Banking Important Update

July 3, 2015

Dean Bank will soon be converting to a new Telephone Banking System “Phonelink” as our current technology is being discontinued.  Here’s a brief summary of what will be changing and most importantly, what will NOT be changing:

 

Internet Banking System Maintenance

October 14, 2014

Our Internet Banking provider will be performing necessary system maintenance the weekend of October 18th. As a result, our Telephone Banking, Online Banking, Bill Pay and Mobile Banking application (including Mobile Check Deposit) will be unavailable beginning at 2:00 PM. on Saturday, October 18.

HeartBleed Bug Security Update

May 6, 2014

Dean Bank is aware of the recently discovered Heartbleed bug that has been the subject of recent attention and discussion in the media. This security exploit allows unauthorized access to secure websites, possibly exposing usernames and passwords.