Citizens First Earns Ratings Firm’s Top Award — ‘Superior’

By David R. Corder | Daily Sun Specialty Editor | September 9, 2021 
Citizens First Bank, The Villages hometown community bank, earned its 28th consecutive 5-star superior rating for its second-quarter financial performance and continuing growth. It’s the highest rating given by BauerFinancial, one of leading U.S. bank ratings services. “Our growth continues to be driven by the thriving community of The Villages,” said Lindsey Blaise, Citizens’ president and CEO. “We have happily welcomed the new residents of The Villages to the Citizens First Bank family.”