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Community First Bank Receives 5-Star Superior Rating

5-star logo JAN 2015January 2015: Community First Bank of Indiana, Kokomo, Indiana is proud to announce it has earned BauerFinancial’s 5-Star Superior rating for strength and security, proof positive that you don’t have to be the biggest to be the best.

BauerFinancial Inc., Coral Gables, Florida, the nation’s leading bank rating firm, has been evaluating and rating banks since 1983. A 5-Star Superior rating indicates that Community First Bank of Indiana is one of the strongest in the nation, excelling in areas of capital, loan quality, profitability and more.

“Local decisions, responsive service and a dedication to making the community a better place to live. These are the hallmarks of community banks and they are alive and thriving at Community First Bank of Indiana”, champions Karen L. Dorway, president of BauerFinancial. “Community banks have an understanding of what the community needs and provide the financial support tailored to those needs. The money deposited into a community bank is loaned back out to the community. It all stays local”, she continued.  “We are pleased to be recognized by BauerFinanical as one of the strongest and highest performing banks in the nation. This recognition is a reflection of the outstanding work being performed by our employees, each and every day,” said Robb Blume, president of Community First Bank of Indiana.

This year Community First Bank of Indiana will be celebrating 12 years of service to the community. Established in 2003, Community First Bank of Indiana ( currently operates through three conveniently located branch offices in Kokomo.

Community First Bank of Indiana: “This is Your Community. This is Your Bank.” Member of the FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender.

BauerFinancial, Inc., Coral Gables, Florida, the nation’s leading independent bank and credit union rating and research firm, has been reporting on and analyzing the performance of U.S. banks and credit unions since 1983. No institution can pay for or opt out of a BauerFinancial rating. Consumers may obtain free star-ratings by visiting