Our community is stronger thanks to Elizabeth Kraus who provides loans to businesses. She was a Business Banker for about 18 years when she was recruited by Key Bank in Buffalo to lead her own team.
Elizabeth may be the boss now, but says she's not afraid of rolling up her sleeves and digging into a problem. She credits her success to hard work and leading by example. She also coaches her team by getting them involved in the process and supporting their efforts.
Elizabeth loves her work and the satisfaction that comes from helping people fulfill their dreams of starting a business or growing or expanding it.
Here's 7 Eyewitness News Anchor Joanna Pasceri with her story.