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Republic Bancorp Inc (RBCAA.OQ)

RBCAA.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Steven Trager

56 2012 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

A. Scott Trager

64 2012 President, Director

Kevin Sipes

45 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, IR Contact Officer

William Nelson

53 2007 President - Republic Processing Group

Robert Arnold

58 2012 Senior Vice President - Republic Bank & Trust Company

Steven DeWeese

48 2010 Executive Vice President of Republic Bank & Trust Company

Juan Montano

47 Senior Vice President, Republic Bank & Trust Company

Anthony Powell

49 2016 Executive Vice President, Republic Bank & Trust Company

John Rippy

56 Senior Vice President - Republic Bank & Trust Company

Craig Greenberg

43 2008 Independent Director

Michael Rust

65 2007 Independent Director

R. Wayne Stratton

69 1995 Independent Director

Susan Tamme

66 2003 Independent Director

Mark Vogt

48 2016 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Steven Trager

Mr. Steven E. Trager is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Republic Bancorp, Inc. He previously served as President and CEO of Republic since 1998. He also currently serves as Chairman and CEO of Republic Bank & Trust Company (the “Bank”). Mr. Trager began his career with the Bank in 1988 as General Counsel. Steven E. Trager received his undergraduate degree in finance at the University of Texas at Austin. He received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law and engaged in the practice of law with the firm of Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs. He has more than twenty-five years banking experience. In 1994, he provided the leadership resulting in the complex merger and reorganization of the Republic group of multiple banks into a consolidated and more efficient banking structure. He provided the leadership for the Company’s initial public offering. He also has direct experience not only in banking, but also in finance, operations and retail management. His banking experience includes his service as past chairman for the Kentucky Bankers Association and his past service as a board member of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis’ Louisville branch. He also has leadership and directorate experience in multiple community service organizations. Based on Steven E. Trager's experience as a Bank Board Director, his direct banking experience, his proven leadership skills, his education and legal background, his extensive community involvement, his vested interest in the long term success of Republic as a material equity owner, and his specific experience, qualifications and attributes herein disclosed, the Board has determined that he should continue to serve as a Director.

A. Scott Trager

Mr. A. Scott Trager is President, Directorof Republic Bancorp, Inc. He has served as Director and President of Republic since 2012. He has served as Director and President of the Bank since 1984. A. Scott Trager holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee and has spent his entire working career in various finance and banking capacities. He has extensive leadership experience in marketing, operations and retail branch management. He has extensive community board experience and broad-based community connections in the metropolitan Louisville area. Based on A. Scott Trager's experience as a Bank Board Director, his direct banking experience, his proven leadership skills, his educational background, his extensive community involvement and his specific experience, qualifications and attributes herein disclosed, the Board has determined that he should continue to serve as a Director.

Kevin Sipes

Mr. Kevin D. Sipes is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer of Republic Bancorp, Inc., and Republic Bank & Trust Company. He joined the Company in 1995 and has served as Executive Vice President and Treasurer of Republic and the Company since 2002 and CFO of Republic and the Company since 2000. He began serving as Chief Accounting Officer of the Company in 2000.

William Nelson

Mr. William R. Nelson is President - Republic Processing Group since 2007. He has served as President of Republic Processing Group since 2007. He previously served as Director of Relationship Management of HSBC, Taxpayer Financial Services, in 2004 and was promoted to Group Director — Independent Program in 2006 through 2007. He previously served as Director of Sales, Marketing and Customer Service with RPG from 1999 through 2004.

Robert Arnold

Mr. Robert J. Arnold is Senior Vice President - Republic Bank & Trust Company, a subsidiary of Republic Bancorp, Inc. He joined the Company in 2006 as SVP and Chief Operating Officer of Commercial Banking. In 2015 he was named the Company’s Managing Director of Commercial and Corporate Banking.

Steven DeWeese

Mr. Steven E. DeWeese is Executive Vice President of Republic Bank & Trust Company. Steven E. DeWeese joined the Company in 1990 and has held various positions within the Company since then. In 2000, he was promoted to SVP. In 2003, he was promoted to Managing Director of Business Development. In 2006, he was promoted to Managing Director of Retail Banking, and in January, 2010 he was promoted to Executive Vice President of the Company. In 2015, he was named the Company’s Managing Director of Private and Business Banking.

Juan Montano

Mr. Juan Montano is Senior Vice President, Republic Bank & Trust Company of the Comapny. He joined the Company in 2009 as SVP and Managing Director of Finance. In 2015, he was named SVP and Managing Director of Mortgage Lending.

Anthony Powell

Mr. Anthony T. Powell is Senior Vice President - Republic Bank & Trust Company, a subsidiary of Republic Bancorp, Inc. He joined the Company in 1999 as VP. In 2001, he was promoted to SVP and Senior Commercial Lending Officer. In 2005, he was promoted to SVP and Managing Director of Business Banking. In 2015, he assumed responsibility for the Retail Banking division of the Company and was named SVP and Chief Credit and Retail Officer. In January 2017, he was named EVP and Chief Lending Officer.

John Rippy

Mr. John Rippy is Senior Vice President - Republic Bank & Trust Company, a subsidiary of Republic Bancorp, Inc. He joined the Company in 2005 as SVP and Risk Management Officer. In 2009, he was named SVP and Chief Legal and Compliance Officer. In 2013, he was named SVP and Chief Risk Management Officer.

Craig Greenberg

Mr. Craig A. Greenberg is an Independent Director of Republic Bancorp, Inc. He has served as President of 21c Museum Hotels since 2011, and, prior to that, he served as Vice Chairman and General Counsel. He has served as Counsel with the general legal services law firm of Frost Brown Todd LLC in Louisville, Kentucky. He served as Director of the Bank from 2006 to 2008 and has served as a Director of Republic from 2008 to present. Craig A. Greenberg is a graduate of the University of Michigan where he served as Student Government President. He is a Harvard Law School cum laude graduate. He has extensive experience in securing and deploying New Markets Tax Credit investments and other federal tax credit programs. He has demonstrated skill in the raising and investment of assets in low-income communities across the country. He has direct experience in commercial finance and the development of multi-million dollar developments. He is active in local civic and charitable organizations. Based on Craig A. Greenberg's experience as a Bank Board Director, his commercial finance and development knowledge, his educational background, including legal knowledge and skills, his extensive community involvement and his specific experience, qualifications and attributes herein disclosed, the Board has determined that he should continue to serve as a Director.

Michael Rust

Mr. Michael T. Rust is an Independent Director of Republic Bancorp, Inc., since April 2007. He has served as President of Kentucky Hospital Association (“KHA”), located in Louisville, Kentucky, since 1996. He served as a Director of the Bank from 2001 to 2007 and has served as a Director of Republic from 2007 to present. Michael T. Rust graduated from Glenville State College in West Virginia where he received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration. He received a Master’s degree in Public Health from the University of Tennessee. He serves as a Community Based Faculty Member at the University of Kentucky. In his role as President of the KHA, he has extensive management and regulatory experience. He also has extensive advocacy experience in Washington, D.C. and Frankfort, Kentucky. He is a proven recruiter and organizer and has significant community involvement experience. He has leadership and directorate experience in multiple community service organizations. As a member of the Audit Committee, he is able to read and understand basic financial statements, such as a balance sheet, income statement and cash flow statement. Based on Michael T. Rust's experience as a Bank Board Director, his managerial and regulatory compliance background, his business and education background, his extensive community involvement, including governmental affairs and his specific experience, qualifications and attributes herein disclosed, the Board has determined that he should continue to serve as a Director.

R. Wayne Stratton

Mr. R. Wayne Stratton, CPA, is an Independent Director of Republic Bancorp, Inc. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a member-owner of the public accounting firm of Jones, Nale & Mattingly PLC located in Louisville, Kentucky. He served as a Director of the Bank from 1994 to 1995 and has served as a Director of Republic from 1995 to present, while also serving as Republic's financial expert on the Audit Committee. R. Wayne Stratton is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati with a Bachelor of Arts degree and a major in Accounting. He is accredited in Business Valuations by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and holds a Diplomat Certification in Forensic Accounting from the American College of Forensic Examiners. As a member of the Audit Committee, he is able to read and understand basic financial statements, such as a balance sheet, income statement and cash flow statement. He has been recognized as a top national tax accountant by Money Magazine and has received recognition and awards for his accounting expertise from multiple sources, including Who’s Who in Accounting and Finance and Who’s Who in Executives and Business. He has extensive experience in both the preparation and review of financial statements and statements of condition of publicly traded stock corporations. He meets NASDAQ's financial knowledge and sophistication requirements and qualifies as an "audit committee financial expert" under SEC rules. Based on R. Wayne Stratton's experience as a Bank Board Director, his managerial and accounting background, his education and certification as a Certified Public Accountant, his business background and his specific experience, qualifications and attributes herein disclosed, the Board has determined that he should continue to serve as a Director.

Susan Tamme

Ms. Susan Stout Tamme is Independent Director of Republic Bancorp, Inc. she was employed by Baptist Healthcare System, Inc. and is retired as of April 2014. In July of 2013, she was appointed as President of Baptist Health Collaborations. She was formerly in the position of President of the Louisville Market from 2011 to 2013 and she was President and CEO of Baptist Hospital East from 1995 to 2011 and Vice President of Baptist Healthcare System, Inc. She served as a Director of the Bank from 1999 to 2003 and has served as a Director of Republic from 2003 to present. Susan Stout Tamme received an Associate degree in nursing from Eastern Kentucky University, a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from the University of Louisville and a Master of Science degree in Health Systems Administration, also from the University of Louisville. She has extensive experience in administration, specifically in broad-based multi-hospital systems and is proficient in working with department heads, clinical staff and governing regulatory bodies. She has leadership and directorate experience in multiple community service organizations and has received multiple community service awards for excellence and achievement. Based on Susan Stout Tamme’s experience as a Bank Board Director, her managerial and administrative background, regulatory compliance experience, her extensive community involvement and her specific experience, qualifications and attributes herein disclosed, the Board has determined that she should continue to serve as a Director.

Mark Vogt

Mr. Mark A. Vogt is an Independent Director of the Company. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting and Business Administration from Bellarmine University in Louisville, Kentucky. Since 2004, he has served as CEO of Galen College of Nursing, one of the nation's largest educators of nurses with campuses located in Kentucky, Texas, Florida and Ohio. During his time with Galen, the College has grown significantly by adding nursing programs that meet the needs of the healthcare community and adult learners. Prior to joining Galen, Mark A. Vogt was Chief Operating Officer of a private equity investment group specializing in the education sector. He served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Republic Bancorp, Inc. from 1995 to 2000. He served as a Director of the Bank from 2012 to 2016 and has served as a Director of Republic since 2016. As CFO, he provided leadership in accounting, finance, treasury, and various operational functions. During his tenure, he was significantly involved in the Company's initial public offering and the sale and acquisition of several business units. Previously, he was employed for five years by the public accounting firm of Deloitte & Touche LLP where he provided accounting and consulting services to a wide array of financial service clients. In addition, he has leadership and directorate experience in a number of civic and community organizations. Based on Mark A. Vogt's experience as a Bank Board Director, his managerial and accounting background, his education and certification as a Certified Public Accountant, his business background and his specific experience, qualifications and attributes herein disclosed, the Board has determined that he should continue to serve as a Director.

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