Republic Financial Corporation, founded in 1971, is an international, private investment company with interests in a diverse portfolio of operating companies. Its business divisions include Aviation Leasing, Special Assets and Portfolio Companies group. The company s representative industries include promotional products, corporate staffing, construction aggregates, aviation, security software, and telecommunications and data services. It invests in middle-market companies, small market buy-outs, early stage venture capital, commercial debt and aviation assets. The company s portfolio companies include Al-jon Manufacturing, LLC, Camalloy Inc., Cerona Networks, Clinton Aluminium & Stainless Steel and Community Bank Funding Company, among others. In 2005, it attained the honour for marketplace ethics by the Denver Metro Better Business Bureau.