Hafize Gaye Erkan

Hafize Gaye Erkan

President and Board Member

Ms. Erkan joined First Republic in 2014 and became the President in 2017 and Board Member in 2019. Prior to First Republic, she held the position of Managing Director and Head of Financial Institutions Group Strategies at Goldman Sachs, where she worked for nearly a decade, advising boards and executive management of large U.S. banks and insurance companies. B.Sc., 2001, Bogazici University (Turkey); Ph.D., 2006, Princeton University; Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program, 2015; Stanford Graduate School of Business Executive Program in Leadership, 2016.