BauerFinancial Rating

Best of Bauer Macon Bank & Trust Company
Consistently Rated 5-Stars for More than 25 Years

April 2018: BAUERFINANCIAL, Coral Gables, Florida, the Nation’s Premier Bank Rating Firm, is proud to announce that Macon Bank & Trust Company, Lafayette, Tennessee has once again secured its highest, 5-Star rating. (A five-star rating indicates the bank excels in areas of capital adequacy, profitability, asset quality and much more.) Earning and maintaining this top 5-Star rating for 106 consecutive quarters, Macon Bank & Trust Company has also procured a “Best of Bauer Bank” designation. This assignment is reserved for banks that have maintained Bauer’s highest rating consistently for the last 25 years or longer.

“A lot of things have changed since the Great Recession,” reflects Karen L. Dorway, president of BauerFinancial. “Technology, in particular, has changed the way many people bank, but it will never replace a bank’s knowledge of its customers. Community banks, like Macon Bank & Trust Company, have the upper hand on that. Through personal interaction, they can meet their customers’ needs today while anticipating them for tomorrow.”

Macon Bank & Trust Company was established in 1919 and has been growing alongside its customers for 99 years. Today it operates through seven conveniently located offices in Celina, Lafayette, Red Boiling Springs and Westmoreland and can also be found online at

Macon Bank & Trust Company: “The Best in Community Banking Since 1919.”

Member of the FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender.

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