NEW ALBANY, Ind. – The Indiana University Southeast Athletic Department announced today it has signed a corporate partnership with Republic Bank. With this agreement, Republic Bank will be recognized as the "Official Bank of IU Southeast Athletics."

"I am pleased to welcome Republic Bank as a corporate partner of IU Southeast Athletics," Director of Athletics Joe Glover said. "Republic Bank has done fantastic work supporting our Southern Indiana communities and we are looking forward to an exciting partnership. As a Republic Bank customer myself, I have personally experienced a level of service that is unmatched. We are proud to partner with a bank that knows how to provide the very best in customer service to those in this community."

Under the partnership agreement, Republic Bank is now the presenting sponsor of the fifth-annual IU Southeast Champions Dinner. This year's dinner will be held on August 5, 2017 at Huber's Orchard, Winery, and Vineyards. Republic Bank will also have premier sponsorship and signage opportunities on the athletic department's website and at its athletic facilities.

"Republic Bank is thrilled to be the official bank of IU Southeast Athletics, and to continue growing our involvement in our Southern Indiana communities," said Tony Schwallie, Regional Sales Director.   "Republic Bank and IU Southeast Athletics both understand the importance of giving back to the communities we serve and live in.  Therefore, we value the opportunities that IU Southeast Athletics provides for their students, their families and the surrounding area."

Republic Bank  currently has 44 banking centers: 32 banking centers in 12 Kentucky communities - Covington, Crestwood, Elizabethtown, Florence, Frankfort, Georgetown, Independence, Lexington, Louisville, Owensboro, Shelbyville and Shepherdsville; three banking centers in southern Indiana – Floyds Knobs, Jeffersonville and New Albany; six banking centers in five Florida communities – Largo, Port Richey, St. Petersburg, Seminole, Temple Terrace; two banking centers in Tennessee – Cool Springs (Franklin) and Green Hills (Nashville); and one banking center in Norwood (Cincinnati), Ohio.

Republic Bank offers an array of banking and financial services along with state of the art technology to serve all of our business and personal clients. 

The Bank offers internet banking at www.republicbank.com. The Bank's parent company, Republic Bancorp, Inc., has $4.8 billion in assets and is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky. Republic Bancorp's Class A Common Stock is listed under the symbol "RBCAA" on the NASDAQ Global Select Market.