CBF is pleased to announce Lucia Cruz has been promoted to Assistant Manager of the Deposit Operations Department. Mrs. Cruz has been part of the Community Bank Financial Family for seven years and has previous experience in the bank’s Deposit Operations and Electronic Banking Departments. Her current responsibilities include supervisory duties such as training new employees, cross training current employees and serving as back up for all of the positions within the department. She has pursued her education in order to prepare herself for advancement and has earned several American Institute of Banking Certificates, including the Supervisor Certificate, Team Leader Certificate and Bank Operations Diploma. She has also completed numerous Center for Financial Training Certificates, including the Banking Today Certificate, Law and Banking Principles, Law and Banking Applications and Business Writing.
Lucia was born in Ecuador and currently lives in Florida City. She has four beautiful grandchildren and is excited she will be celebrating her 20th wedding anniversary this December. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering at Mercy Hospital and local soup kitchens, as well as reading, horseback riding and gardening. Enthusiastic about her new promotion, Lucia states, “Community Bank is a wonderful place to work, it makes me feel emotionally vested in my community.”