Founded in Long Beach, CA in 1907 by C.J. Walker, Farmers & Merchants Bank (“F&M Bank”) has 26 branches across Southern California.  F&M Bank has grown slowly and safely since 1907, earning its reputation as “California’s Strongest.”  With deep ties to the community, F&M Bank has developed a culture of trust and friendship with clients, partners, and employees alike.

Recently, the team at Compass365 teamed up with the team at F&M Bank to modernize communications and collaboration throughout the organization of roughly 2,000 employees, using Microsoft technologies.  Engaged to replace the SharePoint 2010 intranet with a new, modern SharePoint 2019 intranet and collaboration sites, Compass365 worked alongside the F&M Bank’s PMO and IT leadership team to work with each department to analyze, curate and migrate content into the appropriate sites, providing guidance and education along the way to ensure User Adoption.  An organizational decision to remain on-premises with SharePoint 2019 yet incorporate a modern look and feel to the sites presented the teams with a challenge.  Read more about how our teams collaborated to deliver a functional and modern communications and collaboration experience using SharePoint 2019.

If you are seeking an experienced Microsoft Services Partner to assess, design and implement your collaboration, communication, content management, and modernization needs using SharePoint, Teams, and Microsoft 365, let’s talk.  Reach out directly to Cathy Ashbaugh, to arrange for a complimentary consultation.

Compass365, a Microsoft Gold Partner, delivers SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, and Power Platform solutions that help IT and Business leaders improve the way their organizations operate and how their employees work.

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