Jim Herbert, Chairman, CEO & Founder, and Gaye Erkan, President, recently spoke with the San Francisco Business Times on what makes First Republic different.
INVESTING IN OUR COMMUNITIES
Employee Volunteer Program
This internal program, launched in 2015, offers First Republic employees 16 hours of paid time each year to volunteer with charitable organizations that make an impact on our local communities, including those dedicated to education and human services.
Women Veteran Entrepreneurs Network (WOVEN) – Sponsor Partner
This technical assistance pilot program, launched by California Association of Micro Enterprise Opportunity (CAMEO), works with returning women veterans to start and expand their businesses.
First Republic Scholars Program
This financial education program offers grade-school students the opportunity to become certified in financial topics including responsible choices, credit, borrowing, planning and investing. The program will serve 57 public schools during the 2015/2016 school year.
Arts & Culture
Family-Linc at Lincoln Center – Discount Ticket and Family Engagement Pilot Program Sponsor
This program offers weekend matinee performances from Lincoln Center’s constituent companies to families who might not otherwise have access to or be familiar with Lincoln Center. In partnership with social service agencies and the Borough Presidents in all five boroughs, Family-Linc aims to serve 1,000 people (approximately 250 families of four) in its first pilot year.