Since the first Missouri Bank opened its doors, the local bank has been at the heart of community growth and prosperity. The local bank represents stability while offering possibilities. Missouri banks build the future one customer at a time, one dream at a time, one family at a time, one business at a time every single day ... and many have been doing so for more than 100 years! The MBA Century Bank Program was created to recognized and honor those banks that have endured for 100 years or more.