Republic Bank Hires New Store Manager

Oct 15, 2012, 13:40 ET from Republic First Bancorp, Inc.

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic First Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: FRBK), the holding company for Republic Bank, today announced the hiring of Daniel Keith as the Store Manager of the 833 Chestnut Street and 1601 Walnut Street locations. As Store Manager, Dan will develop new business relationships in the market and expand existing Customer relationships. In addition, Dan will promote the Republic Bank brand in the community by supporting local events.

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Dan was previously with TD Bank, where he was a Store Manager in Wilmington, Delaware. While there, Dan consistently exceeded his monthly sales goals and successfully managed new and existing Customer relationships. Dan's experience in banking and in sales is a perfect fit for Republic Bank.

Dan stated, "I'm excited to join Republic Bank and be a part of the Center City sales team. I look forward to promoting and enhancing the Republic Bank brand in the community and gaining new Customers by delivering Fanatic Customer Service every day."

About Republic Bank

Republic Bank, a subsidiary of Republic First Bancorp, Inc., 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 thirteen offices located in Abington, Ardmore, Bala Cynwyd, Plymouth Meeting, Media and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Voorhees and Haddonfield, New Jersey. For more information about Republic Bank, visit

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