First Financial Bancorp of Hamilton, Ohio, is a classic super community bank. Its philosophy and prosperity both demonstrate how effective the strategy can be, even without many bells and whistles.

Analysts say that First Financial is proof that community banks can still prosper by filling the niche between superregionals and smaller community banks.

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