Lezlie Sterling/ lsterling@sacbee.com

Bank teller Michelle Baptista waits for customers behind an open counter inside Rabobank’s branch office on Roseville’s Douglas Boulevard. Walk inside and you’ll find a vintage farm truck that serves as a coffee bar and a giant video-conference screens for talking with loan officers. It’s a kind of “bank of the future” as Rabobank, a subsidiary of the Dutch global financial services giant, tries to figure out how to serve customers who do much of their banking from their computers and their smartphones.

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