Community Bank of Florida is proud to announce six employees were highlighted at the Annual Graduation Ceremony for the Center for Financial Training of South Florida. Joann Bower, Lourdes Cano, Alejandra Marshall, Norma Moreno, Patty Morales and Ana Muniz were joined by members of the bank’s Senior Management to cheer them on as they received their awards.
Joann Bower, Customer Service Associate Supervisor, has been part of the Community Bank financial family for five years. She received the American Institute of Banking General Banking Diploma. This diploma requires numerous banking, accounting, economics and service courses.
Also receiving this Diploma was Ana Muniz, who has been a team member since 2005. Ana is the Assistant Financial Center Manager of the Haines City location, and she and her husband drove down to Homestead since she was being honored with two diplomas. In addition to receiving her General Banking Diploma, Ana also earned her Bank Operations Diploma. The Bank Operations Diploma focuses on accounting and supervision courses.
Lourdes Cano, Consumer Lender, has been part of the Community Bank team for over five years. She received the Miami Dade College Banking Specialist Certificate. Although it is called a certificate, the requirements include a minimum of 12 credits in selling, banking and business courses. Also earning the Miami Dade College Banking Specialist Certificate were Alejandra ‘Ali’ Marshall and Norma Moreno. Both these ladies are from the Krome Avenue office, where Norma is the Manager and Ali is the Customer Service Associate Supervisor. Ali has been with the bank for over five years and Norma has been with the bank since 1988!
Our last recipient was Patty Morales, Assistant Manager of the Loan Operations department. Patty earned the Banking & Finance Diploma from the American Institute of Banking. This extensive diploma required a minimum of 30 course credits in finance, economics and banking laws.
Jeffrey Codallo, Director of Education, coordinates and administers internal education goals, as well as Tuition Assistance Programs for employees. He expressed, “We give our staff every opportunity available for self-growth. Their educational advancement is an asset to our company.”