Calvin Tucker

Director of Engagement and Advancement

As Director of Engagement and Advancement, and former Deputy Chair, Calvin has been a key voice in reinforcing 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, 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. He serves as Capital Manager at 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, and GMAC Commercial Mortgage Corporation where he started his career 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 towards his MBA at LaSalle University. He has served on numerous boards including 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.