Nicole Almeida

Getting Creative in Banking

When Citizens Bank began to open supermarket in-store branches many years ago, the bank was looking for sales-oriented individuals to manage these locations.

Luba Levin

Luba Levin

Resilience and passion are what set Luba Levin apart and made her one of this year’s Community Bank Heroes. Levin learned resilience at an early age; her family emigrated from Russia to the U.S. in 1989 when Luba was just 12. Adjusting to a new language and culture was not easy, she said, but “it made me stronger and the person I am today.”