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Republic Bank’s $3 million Community Loan Fund helping small businesses in challenged communities

The $3 million Community Loan Fund that Republic Bank and Trust Company announced this summer is putting dollars into the communities the bank serves. “We’re off to a great start,” said Steve Trager, Chairman and CEO of Republic. “Ninety days ago, we decided we needed to provide more support and promote business development and job creation in low-to-moderate income communities and in just...

Republic Bank hires inclusion and diversity leader Ashley Duncan to continue workplace initiatives

Republic Bank & Trust Company has announced the addition of Ashley Duncan as Vice President, Director of Inclusion & Diversity. In the newly created role, Duncan will shape and implement diversity, equity and inclusion employment and workplace strategies for the Bank, in partnership with senior leaders in the organization. Ashley Duncan Duncan joins Republic from Jefferson County Public Schools,...