Steve Trager

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Republic Bank

601 WEST MARKET ST, Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Republic Bank
HQ Phone:
(502) 584-3600
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Last Updated 12/4/2017

General Information


B.A.  - finance , University of Texas

J.D.  - University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law

J.D. degree  - University of Louisville School of Law


Board Member  - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Board Member  - Louisville Regional Airport Authority

Board Member  - Fund for the Arts

Board Member  - University of Louisville Board of Overseers

Advisory Board Member  - Young Professionals Association of Louisville

Board Member  - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Board Member  - Liber8

Board Member  - CASSIDI

Board of Trustees Member  - Jewish Hospital

Board of Trustees Member  - Caritas Medical Center

Board of Trustees Member  - JHHS

Board Member  - Kentucky Hospital Association

Board Member  - Louisville Bar Association

Board of Trustees  - Bellarmine University

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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. Steven Trager CEO:

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