BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Oportun Appoints Two New Independent Members to Board of Directors

Press Release

SAN CARLOS, Calif., September 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Oportun Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:OPRT), a financial services company and digital platform that provides hardworking people with access to responsible and affordable loans, today announced the addition of two new independent board members to its diverse Board of Directors.

Effective as of September 1, 2021, the appointments expand Oportun’s board from nine to eleven members with the additions of Roy Banks and Rick Welts.

Common Impact Announces New Board Member As It Continues to Expand Its National Reach and Initiatives

Social sector trailblazer and finance industry veteran Dorri McWhorter, CEO of the YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago, joins Common Impact’s Board of Directors
Press Release

BROOKLYN, N.Y., July 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Today, Common Impact, the nonprofit pioneer in skills-based volunteerism, announced the election of Dorri McWhorter as a member of their Board of Directors, to bolster the organization’s national presence and mission of aligning business and social purpose to create more equitable communities.

Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children Announces Legacy Addition to Its Board of Directors

Martha Ulman, Grandchild of Clara Spence, Joins Board of Adoption & Family Support Agency as Honorary Director
Press Release

NEW YORK, June 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children (Spence-Chapin) announced the addition of Martha Ulman, the grandchild of Clara Spence, Spence-Chapin’s Co-Founder and Spence School in Manhattan Founder, as an Honorary Director to its Board of Directors. Spence-Chapin is honored to have Mrs. Ulman join their illustrious team of emeritus directors.

CECP Announces James D. White, Former CEO, Jamba Juice to Join Board of Directors

Press Release

NEW YORK, March 10, 2021 /3BL Media/—As part of its continuing efforts to empower companies to drive long-term business success through positive societal impact, Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP) announced that James D. White, Former CEO, Jamba Juice, has joined the organization’s distinguished Board of Directors.

Going Beyond the Magic of Three, Reaching Gender Parity on Our Board

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You’ve probably heard about the “magic of three” women in the Boardroom before. If you missed it, it’s the tipping point number for amplifying female voices at traditionally male-dominated tables. Companies capitalize on improved decision-making at three, thanks to the diversity of thought from having both women and men guide an organization. Pam Gibson has been the trailblazer for that magic number at Eldorado Gold since her appointment to the Board in 2014.

Keep America Beautiful Demonstrates Tri-Sector Partnership With Appointment of Seven New Members to National Board of Directors

Representatives from Corporations, Foundations, and Associated Nonprofits Join Nonprofit Board
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., January 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful® (KAB), the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit organization, recently elected seven individuals, including affiliate representation, foundation leadership, and senior executives from partner companies, for a three-year term to its 31-member national board of directors.

CECP Announces Deutsche Bank CEO Christiana Riley to Join Board of Directors

Press Release

January 12, 2021, New York, NY /3BL Media/ — As part of its continuing efforts to empower companies to drive long-term business success through positive societal impact, Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP) announced that Christiana Riley, CEO, Deutsche Bank USA Corp has joined the organization’s distinguished Board of Directors.

HACR Announces New Board Chair and Executive Committee

Ramiro Cavazos, President and CEO of U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Will Lead Board of Directors
Press Release

January 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) board of directors is pleased to announce the election of Ramiro Cavazos as board chair. Cavazos, the president and CEO of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, will serve for a two-year term effective January 1, 2021. Cavazos previously served as secretary on the board's executive committee.

CECP Announces Carly Fiorina, Founder and Chairman Unlocking Potential Foundation, to Join Board of Directors

Press Release

NEW YORK, June 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ - During a time when the need for purpose-driven leadership is most critical, Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP) announced that Carly Fiorina, Founder and Chairman, Carly Fiorina Enterprises and Unlocking Potential Foundation, has joined the organization’s distinguished Board of Directors.

Responsible Gender Lens Investing: How Diversity Helps Preserve and Grow Wealth

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by Betsy Moszeter, Chief Operating Officer of Green Alpha Advisors 

The evidence now shows that diverse investment teams make better long-term decisions. 

The lack of gender diversity of financial services professionals is finally being talked about, but not sufficiently. It should be discussed more and in deeper ways, and – importantly – remediated in practice, because of the well-documented fact that heterogeneous teams outperform homogenous teams, across disciplines, and not by an insignificant amount.

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