Calvin Tucker

Calvin Tucker

Speaker
Managing Director

Calvin R. Tucker, President & CEO, Eagles Capital Advisors, LLC, a Financial, Management & Economic Development Consultant firm, works with private and public for profit and nonprofit organizations to raise capital to provide access to capital to small businesses and entrepreneurs within the underserves communities throughout the United States. Mr. Tucker is the Deputy Chairman of the Pennsylvania Republican Party and is the Director of Engagement and Advancement for the PA GOP. In both roles for the PA GOP, Mr. Tucker represents the minority community to the GOP and represents the GOP to the minority community both statewide and nationally. Mr. Tucker 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 recently authored and published his second business book, “A Guide to Business Assistance in the Delaware Valley”. Mr. Tucker has served as a former co-host of WPFSI Radio Show, There’s Money Out There”, which airs on WURD 900 AM every third Saturday of the month. Mr. Tucker 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. Mr. Tucker has over 30 years of business experience, particularly in the financial services industry working with all types of business entities; both large, medium and small. Mr. Tucker has served as an Executive and Senior Officer of several financial institutions, such as Advance Bank (Formerly Berean Federal Saving 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. Mr. Tucker also owned and managed several family businesses, such as International Mailing Technologies, Inc and C. R. Tucker Associates. In addition to Mr. Tucker’s business experience, he has served on numerous boards, such 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
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