Calvin Tucker

Position: Deputy Chairman

As Deputy Chairman and Director of Engagement and Advancement, Calvin has been an outstanding voice as we reinforce the unity and strength on which the Republican Party was founded. A life-long Philadelphian, Calvin has a long history of distinguished service to the Republican Party and its causes. In 2016, he served as a media surrogate and African American Advisor to Donald Trump and was a delegate to the Republican National Convention. Calvin is a Republican State Committee Member,  and is currently 22nd Republican Ward Leader and formerly Ward Leader of the 50th Ward in Philadelphia.

Calvin has more than 30 years of business experience, particularly in the financial services industry working with all types of business entities large, medium and small. He serves as Capital Manager, West Philadelphia Financial Services Institution (WPFSI), and is President & CEO of Eagles Capital Advisors, LLC, a financial, management & Economic Development Consultant firm. He has written several articles and blogs on small businesses and education in the minority community which appeared in the WPFSI monthly newsletter, Philadelphia Daily News and in the Mt. Airy Patch On-Line Newspaper.  Mr. Tucker is co-host of WPFSI Radio Show, There’s Money Out There,” which airs on WURD 900 AM every third Saturday of the month. Calvin has served as an Executive and Senior Officer of several financial institutions, such as Advance Bank, United Bank of Philadelphia, GMAC Commercial Mortgage Corporation where he originated and closed well over $750 million in loan transactions. He was a Regional & National Director of the Resolution Trust Corporation where he managed, liquidated and closed numerous banking institutions and receivership assets. He also owned and managed several family businesses, such as International Mailing Technologies, Inc and C. R. Tucker Associates.

Calvin graduated from Lincoln University in 1975 with a BA in Business Administration and Finance. He also did post-graduate work toward his MBA at LaSalle University. He has served on numerous boards including as Presbyterian Children Village, West Philadelphia Culture Center-Paul Robeson House, African American Chamber of Commerce, Entrepreneurs Works (formerly Community Capital Works), Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia, White Dog Enterprises, Philadelphia Board of Public Assistance and the University of Pennsylvania Real Estate Society. He is also a former member of the Vesper Club, and past member of Near Equity Fund of Women’s Opportunity Resource Center.