Learn more about the members of First Republic Bank’s Board of Directors.

James H. Herbert, II

James H. Herbert, II

Founder
Chairman and Co-CEO

Mr. Herbert founded First Republic Bank in 1985. Previously, he was the founding Chief Executive Officer, President and a Director of San Francisco ...

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Katherine August-deWilde

Katherine August-deWilde

Vice Chair and Board Member

Ms. August-deWilde was an executive at First Republic Bank from 1985 to 2015. She served as President from 2007 and as COO from 1996 to ...

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Reynold Levy

Reynold Levy

Board Member / Lead Outside Director

Mr. Levy serves as a consultant to commercial organizations, nonprofit institutions and individual benefactors. He most recently served as President of ...

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Hafize Gaye Erkan

Hafize Gaye Erkan

Co-CEO and President

Ms. Erkan joined First Republic in 2014 and became the President in 2017, Board Member in 2019 and Co-CEO in 2021. Prior to First Republic, she held the ...

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Frank J. Fahrenkopf, Jr.

Frank J. Fahrenkopf, Jr.

Board Member

Mr. Fahrenkopf was President and CEO of the American Gaming Association for 18 years. He is of counsel in the Washington, D.C., law firm of Hogan ...

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Boris Groysberg

Boris Groysberg

Board Member

Professor Groysberg teaches business administration in the Organizational Behavior Unit at Harvard Business School. He is the author of Chasing Stars: The ...

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Sandra R.   Hernández, M.D.

Sandra R. Hernández, M.D.

Board Member

Dr. Hernández is President and CEO of the California Health Care Foundation (CHCF), an independent foundation dedicated to improving the health of the ...

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Pamela J.  Joyner

Pamela J. Joyner

Board Member

Ms. Joyner is a founding partner of Avid Partners LLC, a strategic marketing consulting firm. Previously, she held senior positions at Bowman Capital ...

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Duncan L. Niederauer

Duncan L. Niederauer

Board Member

Mr. Niederauer served as CEO of NYSE (2007–2014) and partner of Goldman Sachs. Currently he is a co-founder and managing member of Transcend Wealth ...

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George G. C.  Parker

George G. C. Parker

Board Member

Mr. Parker is the Dean Witter Distinguished Professor of Finance, Emeritus, formerly Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Director of the MBA ...

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Roger O.  Walther

Roger O. Walther

Chairman Emeritus

Founding Chairman and member of Director’s Loan Committee, Mr. Walther is Chairman of Tusker Corporation, a real estate management firm. He is a director ...

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