Transport that once took days or weeks now happens in a few hours. International business takes place via live video stream. Cloud-based communication has created an entirely new tempo to the business world. Durham & Bates has changed at every step, yet still holds true to our historical principles. We’ve grown our portfolio and capabilities to partner with middle market companies with major national and international reach, across dozens of industries and specialties. We’ve also expanded our use of technology to take advantage of next-gen tools that help speed up the way we communicate and collaborate with clients. From our beginning in the marine industry, through the present and beyond, we solve challenges and create value for commercial clients, non-profit organizations, and individuals, by focusing on the following:
- Building connections: We create and nurture strong, mutually supportive professional relationships.
- Combining tact with tenacity: We leverage deep knowledge, experience, and sound judgment in all that we do.
- Working with integrity: We adhere to moral and ethical principles at every turn.
Today, our history continues to point the way forward. The foundational aspects of who we are and how we work — partnering, collaborating, and growing smartly — have produced a level of extreme financial stability. We are prepared to withstand and thrive in good times, or during financial downturns.
Learn how our history is very much alive in how we do business today.