Tom Tilmes

Tom Tilmes

Tom is Vice President at Republic Bank located in Covington, Kentucky.  In his role as a Senior Business Banking Officer, he assists business professionals with all of their banking needs using the wealth of knowledge he has gained from more than 30 years of experience in the banking industry.

As a native to the tri-state area, Tom graduated from the University of Cincinnati before beginning his long career in finance.  That hometown experience and pride is a driver that reinforces Tom’s passion to invest back into this community.  With the support and encouragement of Republic Bank, Tom’s involvement includes his volunteer work with the The Covington Business Council.

At the CBC, Tom is a board member and chairs the Membership Committee.  He also was responsible for starting the CBC’s networking group, CBC Connects.  Those efforts are paying off with increasing membership and increasing number of volunteers. In the past, Tom also held the office of Treasurer for the Covington Business Council. 

Tom other volunteer activities includes serving as chair of the Northern Kentucky Chamber’s Eggs & Issues Committee that has seen a renewed interest in the programs and an increase attendance.  For his efforts, Tom was recognized by the Chamber as the Walter L. Pieschel Award winner in 2016 as the volunteer of the year.  Other organizations that Tom is involved with include the St Elizabeth Foundation’s Business Support Committee, the Advisory Committee to the Economic and Finance Department at Northern Kentucky University plus many others both past and present.

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