Woodforest Bank

Woodforest Bank is a privately held bank headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas. As of March 2013, it had more than 788 branches in 17 different states. Woodforest Bank is Walmart’s largest retail partner. Woodforest has a few branches that are open 24 hours a day and 364 days of the year. Woodforest Bank also partners with Sam’s Club and Kroger in a few states.

In addition to regular accounts, Woodforest National Bank offers “second chance” checking accounts for customers who have not remained in good standing withChexSystems, albeit with higher fees and a much longer probation period than PNC Bank as of March 2012.[4] In addition to a second chance checking account for consumers, Woodforest National Bank also offers a second chance business account.[citation needed] In the summer of 2013, Woodforest National bank launched a merchant services device that attaches to cellular phones called Cell It.[5]

In March of 2013, Woodforest National Bank and Western Union reached a deal to provide money transferring services globally at Woodforest National Bank Locations

About Woodforest

For 35 years Woodforest National Bank® has successfully stood among the strongest community banks in the nation, proudly offering unsurpassed quality customer service since 1980. Woodforest offers both consumer and business products and services.

Woodforest is privately owned and our Employee Stock Ownership Plan is the largest shareholder. In the spirit of “true ownership” Woodforest employees strive to offer quality banking service and to understand the financial needs of every customer they serve.  Our employees live, work and “give back” throughout our many banking communities by supporting organizations and civic events with countless hours of volunteer time and financial support.

Today Woodforest has over 740 branch locations throughout Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.