About Us


Patriots Bank of Garnett, a family owned business, has over 110 years of tradition in community banking. Jimmy Cooper, CFO and his wife June acquired the charter in 1978, with the bank having total assets of $7 million. Jim has always been at the forefront of the Kansas banking industry and in 2011 received the prestigious 60 years in Kansas Banking Award. In 1983, their son, Scott Cooper President and CEO joined them and has since grown Patriots Bank to six locations with over $90 million in solid assets. Scott and Jim have served on the Kansas Bankers Association Board as well as many other local community boards.

Patriots Bank has a long history of proven performance and is committed to excellence. A banking staff of officers and associates serve our customers comprised of  neighbors and friends in an open and accessible manner. While the bank has grown and added locations, it remains a community bank, with hometown people you know, serving Anderson, Franklin, and Johnson counties.

Our sound and conservative financial policies and lending decisions are made with an understanding of the local business culture and expectations. We are proud to be a full service community bank with an extensive array of products and services for your personal and commercial banking needs.

Please visit any of our full service bank locations for all of your banking needs.