PHILADELPHIA, May 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic First Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: FRBK), the parent company of Republic Bank, today announced that Elizabeth Six has been named Vice President and Relationship Manager for the Pennsylvania market. In this role, Six – who has 18 years of banking and financial industry experience – will work to develop new and grow existing relationships with Republic Bank's commercial customers.
Six began her banking career at Commerce Bank in 2004 as a branch manager in South Jersey. She has since spent time as a Market Manager at Susquehanna Bank and then as a Vice President and Relationship Manager of Business and Commercial Enterprise Banking at Citizens Bank, where she was recognized as a top three producer in the country. Most recently, Six was employed by Wells Fargo, serving as Vice President and Senior Business Relationship Manager in Philadelphia, South Jersey and Delaware. Her extensive experience in fostering both retail and commercial banking relationships in the Philadelphia region, coupled with her strong commitment to customer service and her passion for business development will serve her well in her new role at Republic Bank.
"We are thrilled to have Elizabeth Six join our team," said Harry Madonna, Chairman and CEO of Republic Bank. "We pride ourselves on developing strong, authentic business relationships with our customers. Her vast experience in relationship-focused roles makes her the ideal candidate for this position, and we look forward to all that she will help us accomplish."
"I am excited to join Republic Bank, a company that is growing rapidly by exceeding its Customers' expectations each and every day," said Six. "I value the local lending decision-making that the bank prides itself upon, and I understand how to work with both commercial and small business customers to help them achieve their financial goals.
Building on the momentum of its aggressive growth plan, Republic Bank continues to rapidly expand its regional footprint with its additional new store openings planned for later this year in Moorestown, Medford, and a second store in Cherry Hill, NJ. As one of the largest Philadelphia-based retail banking institutions with 18 convenient locations regionally, Republic Bank stores are open seven days a week, 361 days a year, with extended lobby and drive-thru hours, providing customers with the longest hours of any bank in the area. The bank also offers absolutely free checking, free coin counting, ATM/Debit cards issued on the spot and access to more than 55,000 surcharge free ATMs worldwide via the Allpoint network.
About Republic Bank
Republic Bank is the operating name for Republic First Bank. Republic First Bank is a full-service, state-chartered commercial bank, whose deposits are insured up to the applicable limits by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). The Bank provides diversified financial products through its eighteen offices located in Abington, Bala Cynwyd, Plymouth Meeting, Media, Wynnewood and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Berlin, Cherry Hill, Glassboro, Haddonfield, Marlton, Voorhees, and Washington Township New Jersey.
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