Kate Griffin Joins Verdigris Holdings as Chief Experience Officer Expanding Focus on Community Groups and and Consumer Outreach
Deep Experience Advancing Banking Access to Help Verdigris Advance Commitment to Bring Banking to the Unbanked and Underbanked
SCOTTSDALE, AZ (September 24, 2019) – Verdigris Holdings, Inc., the company bringing banking to the unbanked, continues to expand its already talented leadership team with the addition of Kate Griffin as chief experience officer and head of consumer. Griffin’s appointment strengthens the Verdigris experience and insight in partnering with community to deliver high quality banking products to those not well served in the current market.
“Kate Griffin is a driven and caring advocate who embodies our commitment to deliver a cost-effective, community-focused bank that focuses on those currently left behind by today’s banking system. We are fortunate to bring her creativity and smart approach to program building to our Verdigris team,” said Michael Coghlan, chief executive officer at Verdigris Holdings.
Griffin joins Verdigris from Prosperity Now, (formerly the Corporation for Enterprise Development), where she served as the vice president of programs, responsible for building initiatives focused on asset building and financial capability. In her capacity as chief experience officer, she will bring that program development and community understanding to helping Verdigris rapidly expand its reach to and service in partnership with the many community groups nationwide who focus on expanding access to quality products and trusted support that better meets community needs.
“Less expensive, reliable, trustworthy access to banking is such an important piece to bringing financial security to more of the quarter of America that currently goes underbanked,” said Kate Griffin, chief experience officer and head of consumer at Verdigris Holdings. “I’m proud to join Verdigris because I believe in its ability to help cross this current financial divide with the consistency and the compassion all of our communities deserve”
About Verdigris Holdings, Inc.
Verdigris is changing banking for the better. Over 63 million people in America have no or limited access to the regulated banking system. This causes them to pay triple what they should for substitute banking services. Verdigris is building a fresh solution – the combination of cutting-edge technology, industry expertise and ultimately a real, regulated bank to deliver simple transactional banking to unbanked people and the companies that serve them. For more information about Verdigris Holdings visit: www.verdigrisholdings.com and follow us on Twitter @verdigrisinc.
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