The Bank of Kentucky will serve the unique wealth management needs of its affluent individual and institutional clients through a dedicated team of financial, banking and investment specialists. We seek to build long-term relationships through innovative products, valued advisory services, effective communication, and unsurpassed personal service.

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Dick Tapke, Senior Trust Officer
Dick Tapke, Senior Trust Officer

Dick Tapke is Executive Vice President and Senior Trust Officer of the Wealth Advisory Group. His resume includes 40 years of successful growth and management in the trust and investment industry.

Dick has extensive experience in community service and leadership having held board positions with organization involved in education, government, social services and health care. Sitting on the board side of the table, Dick has interviewed many management firms and reviewed and monitored many different management philosophies and styles which have broadened his perspectives of asset management.

An avid pilot for a number of years, Dick recently retired his wings for the more placid sport of boating. He has spent the past few years restoring his 1976 Chris Craft, PoppiTime.

Jessica B. Rawe, J.D., CFP®, Trust Administrative Officer
Jessica B. Rawe, J.D., CFP®, Trust Administrative Officer
Jessica B. Rawe is a Vice President and Trust Officer in the Wealth Advisory Group at the Bank of Kentucky. In this capacity, Jessica manages the Bank’s Trust Administration group, providing individualized attention to each customer to meet their specific needs. Jessica also oversees account reviews and provides caseload management for the Wealth Advisory Group’s customers. As an attorney with several years of experience in estate planning, Jessica also works with Wealth Advisory Group customers to ensure their estate planning documents are up to date and accomplish their ultimate wishes. Such reviews may include a discussion on potential tax savings, gifting strategies, family planning needs, and business succession strategies, among other topics. While collaborating with other members of the Wealth Advisory Group, Jessica also works with customers to ensure their estate plan compliments their identified investment strategy so that both are serving their intended purposes and accomplishing the customer’s ultimate wishes.

In addition to her work in the Wealth Advisory Group, Jessica is also passionate about serving her community in other ways. She chairs the Community Relations Committee of the St. Elizabeth Healthcare Foundation and also serves on its Executive Committee, is a member of the Leadership Northern Kentucky Steering Committee and the Impact Northern Kentucky Advisory Board, serves as a member of the Congregation of Divine Providence Development Board, and is a former member of the Welcome House of Northern Kentucky Board of Directors and the Children's Law Center Board of Directors. Jessica also coaches fast pitch softball for her alma mater, Notre Dame Academy
Jim Owens, CFP® Financial Consultant
Jim Owens, CFP® Financial Consultant

Jim is a financial professional of the Financial Services Group located at The Bank of Kentucky.  He has been an employee of The Bank since April 2007, where prior to taking on his current role, he held a position of Branch Manager at the Edgewood branch.

Jim is a graduate of Centre College and holds a bachelor’s degree in both psychology and religion.  In addition to holding several securities and insurance licenses, he recently completed his Certified Financial Planning Accreditation.  He currently sits on the board of Covington Partners and was previously involved with New Perceptions in Northern Kentucky.

Jim and his wife, Abby, reside in Florence, KY with their two children William and Gwenyth.

Michael McGriff, Program Manager/Registered Principal
(859) 372-5196

Mike is a financial professional of the Financial Services Group located at The Bank of Kentucky, Inc.  He specializes in developing and implementing financial planning services used with both individuals and business clients in planning for long range financial goals. Mike holds Series 6, 7, 24, 26, 63, 65 and Insurance licenses.

Mike previously worked as a registered representative and staff manager for Western & Southern and as a Vice President for Premiere Financial Group prior to joining the Financial Services Group in 2014.  He is a graduate of the University of Kentucky and holds a Bachelor of Health Sciences degree in Radiological Health Science.

 Mike retired from the United States Marine Corps having served for over twenty years as both an officer and enlisted Marine.  Mike and his wife, Donna,, reside in Florence, KY with their children..