SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Axos Financial, Inc. (NYSE: AX) and Axos Bank (together, the "Company"), announced the election of investment and asset-management marketing executive Tamara Bohlig to the Board of Directors of the Company, effective August 31, 2019. Ms. Bohlig is an independent director and succeeds Gary Burke, who is retiring on that date from the board after 14 years of service.
“Tamara is an accomplished business leader with directly relevant experience in the asset management and brokerage industries, areas of increased focus for Axos Financial. We are confident that Tamara will add significant value to our Board of Directors and that the Company will benefit from her insights, judgment and counsel," said Paul Grinberg, Chairman of the Board of Directors.
“As we welcome Tamara, we thank Gary for his long service on the Board of Directors and for his dedication to the Company – we wish him the best in retirement and we are fortunate that Gary will continue to serve the Company in a consulting capacity,” added Chairman Grinberg.
Ms. Bohlig currently serves as Chief Marketing Officer of AssetMark, an NYSE-listed company that provides a turnkey asset management platform serving financial advisors nationwide. Prior to AssetMark, Tamara served as vice president across business development, client experience, product management and marketing for Charles Schwab & Co., Inc (“Schwab”). In addition, Tamara has led new product development and partnership marketing for Providian, Washington Mutual and JPMorgan Chase.
About Axos Financial, Inc.
Axos Financial, Inc. is the holding company for Axos Bank, a nationwide bank that provides consumer and business banking products through its low-cost distribution channels and affinity partners. With over $11.2 billion in assets, Axos Bank provides financing for single and multifamily residential properties, small-to-medium size businesses in target sectors, and selected specialty finance receivables. Its wholly-owned non-bank subsidiaries, Axos Clearing LLC and Axos Invest, Inc. (former WiseBanyan, Inc.), provide comprehensive securities clearing services to introducing broker-dealers and registered investment advisor correspondents and digital investment advisory services to retail investors, respectively. Axos Financial, Inc.’s common stock is listed on the NYSE under the symbol “AX” and is a component of the Russell 2000® Index and the S&P SmallCap 600® Index. For more information about Axos Bank, please visit axosbank.com.
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