Officers & Directors

Officers & Directors

Executive Management

Harry D. Madonna
Harry D. Madonna
Chairman & CEO
Harry D. Madonna Harry has served as President and CEO of the holding Company since 2001 and Chairman from 1988 to 2016. He has served as chairman of the Bank since 1988, CEO since 2001 and president from 2001 until 2010. From 2002 to 2005, Mr. Madonna was of counsel to Spector Gadon & Rosen, PC. In addition from 1980 to 2001 he was a partner of Blank Rome LLP.
Frank Cavallaro
Frank Cavallaro
Executive VP & CFO
Frank Cavallaro As the Chief Financial Officer, Frank oversees all financial reporting for Republic Bank. He is also responsible for budgeting, strategic forecasting, and treasury management. Frank has been with Republic Bank since 2009. Prior to joining Republic, he served in the Finance Department for Commerce Bank and its successor, TD Bank from 1997 through 2009. Frank is a certified public accountant and also worked for Ernst & Young from 1994 to 1997.

Board of Directors

Vernon W. Hill II
Chairman
Vernon W. Hill II is the Chairman of Republic First Bancorp, Inc. He is also Chairman and Founder of Metro Bank, London. Britain’s first new retail bank in 100+ years. Often credited with reinventing American banking, Vernon was the founder and former Chairman and President of Commerce Bank which he founded in 1973. Additionally, he is Chairman of Petplan, USA, the largest pet health insurer in the world.
Andrew B. Cohen
Andrew B. Cohen is the Chief Investment Officer and Co-founder of Cohen Private Ventures, LLC. He is a member of the board of directors of several companies, including the New York Mets Baseball Club, Laureate Education, Inc. and the Advisory Board of Metro Bank PLC. Mr. Cohen also serves on the National Advisory Board of Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics and the Painting and Sculpture Committee of The Whitney Museum of American Art.
Theodore J. Flocco Jr.
Theodore J. Flocco, Jr., CPA has been a Director of the Bank since June 2008. Before his retirement from Ernst & Young LLP, Mr. Flocco was Senior Audit Partner and advised many of the largest SEC regulated clients of the Philadelphia office for more than 35 years, including several regional and local banks.
Lisa R. Jacobs
Lisa Jacobs has been Director of the Company and Bank since February 2017. Ms. Jacobs is a partner at DLA Piper, and is the Chair of its Philadelphia office corporate group. She is an active member of the American Law Institute, the Uniform Law Commission, the Joint Editorial Board on Uniform Unincorporated Organizations Acts and the Pennsylvania Department of State Corporations Advisory Board.
Harry D. Madonna
Harry has served as President and CEO of the holding Company since 2001 and Chairman from 1988 to 2016. He has served as chairman of the Bank since 1988, CEO since 2001 and president from 2001 until 2010. From 2002 to 2005, Mr. Madonna was of counsel to Spector Gadon & Rosen, PC. In addition from 1980 to 2001 he was a partner of Blank Rome LLP.
Barry L. Spevak
Barry L. Spevak has been a Director of the Bank since April 2004. He has also been a partner with Miller, Downey, Spevak, Kaffenberger, Limited, a certified public accounting firm, since 1991. Mr. Spevak has previously served as treasurer of the Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic.
Brian P. Tierney
Brian Tierney has been a Director of the Bank since September 2011. He has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Real Time Media, since November 2010. He was Publisher of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News and CEO of its parent company, Philadelphia Media Holdings LLC, from June 2006 and August 2006, respectively, until October 2010. He previously served as Chairman and CEO of Tierney Holdings LLC, a private investment firm.
Harris Wildstein
Harris Wildstein has been a Director of the Bank since 1988. Since September 2004, Mr.Wildstein has been an owner and officer of Lifeline Funding, LLC, a pre-settlement funding organization. He has been the Vice President of R&S imports, Ltd., an automobile dealership, since 1977, and President of HVW, Inc., another automobile dealership since 1982.