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Republic Bancorp, Inc.

Republic Bancorp, Inc. (Republic) has 44 banking centers and is the parent company of Republic Bank & Trust Company and Republic Bank. Republic Bank & Trust Company has 34 banking centers in 12 Kentucky communities - Covington, Crestwood, Elizabethtown, Florence, Frankfort, Georgetown, Independence, Lexington, Louisville, Owensboro, Shelbyville and Shepherdsville, three banking centers in southern Indiana – Floyds Knobs, Jeffersonville and New Albany, one banking center in Franklin (Nashville), Tennessee, and one banking center in Bloomington (Minneapolis), Minnesota. Republic Bank has banking centers in Hudson, Palm Harbor, Port Richey and Temple Terrace, Florida as well as Blue Ash (Cincinnati), Ohio. Republic offers internet banking at Republic has $3.4 billion in assets and is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky. Republic's Class A Common Stock is listed under the symbol “RBCAA” on the NASDAQ Global Select Market.

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Presenter - Steven Trager - Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

After completion of undergraduate studies at the University of Texas at Austin where he received his B.A. degree in finance, Mr. Trager went on to receive his J.D. degree from the University of Louisville School of Law. For a period of two years, he was associated with the law firm of Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs.

Mr. Trager then joined Republic Bank & Trust Company in May of 1987, where he brought diverse skills in the areas of both law and finance. In 1994, Mr. Trager provided the leadership resulting in the complex merger and reorganization of the Republic group into its current unitary corporate banking structure. Also in 1994, Mr. Trager was appointed Vice Chairman of the bank’s holding company, Republic Bancorp.

In 1998 he was further appointed to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of Republic Bancorp; and, in 2012 he was appointed to the position of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. In July of 1998, Mr. Trager provided the leadership for Republic Bancorp’s public offering. He also serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Republic Bank where he remains actively involved in the operation and retail management of Republic’s forty-four banking centers in Kentucky, Indiana, Florida, Ohio, Tennessee and Minnesota with total assets of $3.3 billion and $1 billion in trust assets under custody and management.

Mr. Trager is past chairman for the Kentucky Bankers Association; past chair for Leadership Kentucky; and a former board member of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis’ Louisville Branch. He currently serves as Chairman for the University of Louisville Board of Overseers. Mr. Trager also serves on the Boards for Fund for the Arts; Louisville Regional Airport Authority; Bellarmine University Board of Trustees; and, serves as an advisory board member of the Young Professionals Association of Louisville. He is also involved in local community nonprofit organizations and was the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation’s Man of the Year in 2003. Mr. Trager received the 2003 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award for the Southern Ohio and Kentucky region. Mr. Trager was inducted into the Atherton High School Alumni Association’s Hall of Fame Class of 2004 and was the recipient of the 2005 Distinguished Alumni Award for the University of Louisville’s Louis D. Brandeis School of Law. Mr. Trager served as Council Chair with the Boy Scouts of America for the 2009 Friends of Scouting Campaign.

Presenter - Kevin Sipes - Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Kevin, a CPA, received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Kentucky. For a period of two years he worked with Deloitte & Touche LLP providing accounting, auditing and consulting services to a wide array of clients.

Kevin joined Republic Bank & Trust Company in 1995 as an assistant vice president of finance. In January 2000 he was appointed as the Controller and Chief Accounting Officer for Republic Bank & Trust Company. In October of 2000 he was appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Republic Bancorp and Republic Bank & Trust Company. In 2002, he was promoted to Executive Vice President. As CFO, Kevin provides overall leadership in the accounting, finance, treasury and legal functions.

Kevin is a member of the Kentucky Society of CPAs and a director for Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana.


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