“First Republic knows how to work with family-owned businesses. They remove all of the stressors so I can focus on my business.”
Earl “Butch” Graves, Jr. | New York Client of First Republic Bank Since '13

Following in his father’s footsteps, Earl “Butch” Graves, Jr. is now president and CEO of Black Enterprise, a multi-media firm spanning the publishing, digital, broadcast and event worlds. Black Enterprise provides business information and financial advice to professionals and entrepreneurs, focusing on lifelong wealth building. After learning of First Republic’s reputation from friends, Butch decided to meet with the Bank and was so impressed he immediately moved his business and personal accounts to First Republic.

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Earl “Butch” Graves, Jr. 
President and CEO, Black Enterprise