Joan Aristei of Oportun discusses what valuing diversity truly looks like and how to build a best-in-class legal team
Joan Aristei came to Oportun in 2014, after having been a leader in the legal teams of some of the most well-known names in financial services. Aristei spent nearly eight years at JPMorgan Chase, four more at CitiBank, and also worked at Toyota Financial Services.
True Cost of a Loan analysis by Financial Health Network shows those with little or no credit history can save thousands of dollars over the life of a loan versus high-cost alternatives
SAN CARLOS, Calif., November 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Today, Oportun (Nasdaq:OPRT), an A.I.-driven fintech that provides hardworking people with access to responsible and affordable loans, released findings from the True Cost of a Loan analysis, conducted by the Financial Health Network. This new report demonstrates there is a need for lower cost small dollar loans.
While half of Americans said they rely on credit cards to make it through the month, many lack a basic understanding of how to build, use, or maintain good credit
SAN CARLOS, California, October 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Oportun (Nasdaq:OPRT), an A.I.-driven financial services and technology company that provides hardworking people with access to responsible and affordable loans, today shared the results of a new survey that found while many Americans depend on credit cards as a critical financial tool, a limited understanding of how to properly obtain and manage cards could impede their access to more affordable credit options.
SAN CARLOS, Calif., September 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Oportun Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: OPRT), an A.I.-driven financial services and technology company that provides hardworking people with access to responsible and affordable credit, today announced it is extending a $2 million low-interest loan to the Opportunity Finance Network (OFN), the proceeds of which will be used to make loans to other Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) serving low- and moderate-income communities. This loan replaces the $1 million low-interest loan that Oportun previously extended to OFN.
Oportun’s Orson Aguilar has spent his life working to increase access and opportunities for those in need
If an organization wants to build a connection to its community, if it is truly invested in working for the betterment of people both inside and outside its walls, it will hire someone like Orson Aguilar. The senior director of public affairs at Oportun has spent his entire career working to help others achieve their dreams, regardless of where they come from or what obstacles may be in their way.
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.
Our Vice President and Assistant General Counsel, Marta Miyar Palacios, has dedicated her career to causes that have a positive impact in the lives of others. We are grateful to have her leadership and skill on our legal team.
Gonzalo Palacio inspired by the impact a mission-driven organization can have on financial well-being for all
When meeting Gonzalo Palacio, it is evident that he is passionate about working for a mission-driven organization. Trained as an engineer and now a financial services expert, he chose a career path in which he can have a positive impact in the lives of others.