Our Business

Community-first Mentality

The complex world of insurance can be a tricky one to navigate for many business owners. Fully understanding the ins and outs of coverage, costs, and everything in between can even seem daunting at times. When business partners Tammy Darr and Chad Vacek set out to open Legacy Insurance Services, […]

Simplify Tax Filing

They say April showers bring May flowers, but we need to get our taxes in order before that can happen! Whether it’s your first time filing or your fiftieth, we understand it can be daunting. Thankfully, we’re here to simplify the process. File on Time The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) […]

Community Connector

When you hear the term “franchising,” most people tend to think of McDonald’s or other large food corporations. Although these types of establishments fall under this category, the word “franchise” has a lot of misconception behind it. Businesses such as McDonald’s have created an illusion that the opportunity to franchise […]

Plunge of Possibilities

There are many admirable qualities that come with being a business owner. Between the flexibility it offers, stability for the future, and the control it comes with, entrepreneurship is not something that should be slept on. While some businesspeople start companies because of a passion for creation, others have undergone […]

Do You Qualify for a Jumbo Loan?

West Gate Bank is where local meets luxury. Our commitment to customers goes beyond traditional banking services, as we are constantly thinking of ways to improve the customer experience. We continue to innovate and expand our offerings and are proud to now offer jumbo loans for qualified buyers. At its […]

A Higher-Level Experience

Contrary to what some might believe, transitioning to a senior living community doesn’t have to be a life-altering change that impacts quality of life. In fact, the newly established Ovation Heartwood Preserve by Avamere, an urban and upscale lifestyle community in West Omaha, is focused on not only maintaining, but […]

Shelly Hood is More Than Insurance

Shelly Hood never saw herself as an insurance agent. Before representing State Farm, she was running multiple stores for Victoria’s Secret as a district manager. In 18 years, Hood learned how to grow a small business through relationship building, staying consistent, and focusing on how to be the best leader […]

Steps to Become Financially Fit

Don’t leave your financial security to chance. With the support of West Gate Bank, feel confident in your financial future. Stay Organized Start becoming financially fit by getting organized. By implementing a financial organization system like alphabetical file folders or filing systems, you’ll be prepared for more than just tax […]

West Gate Bank: Our Interest is You

For over 50 years, West Gate Bank has served thousands of Nebraskans. Founded in 1968, we’ve since expanded to provide exceptional hometown banking in 10 locations and counting. As a family-owned institution, integrity, strength, and trust are the attributes we live by. The difference is in our personal care and […]

Thriving Off Innovation

When it comes to IT services, there are many factors to take into consideration before diving into its resources, such as what is the background of this business, and how do its services differ from others? When Elkhorn Computer Service first started, the family-owned business came in with a plan […]