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Jill Louis appointed to serve on Thrivent's board of directors

Louis' depth of knowledge and passion for service will complement the experience of Thrivent's current board.
Sep 9, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS, September 9, 2021 – Thrivent, a Fortune 500 diversified financial services organization, announced that Jill Louis has been appointed to serve on Thrivent’s board of directors. Her term on the board began on August 1, 2021.

Thrivent’s board consists of 13 members and is led by Bonnie E. Raquet, chair of the board. As the organization’s supreme governing body, the board oversees all matters involving Thrivent and focuses on serving the interests of our clients, now and into the future. Thrivent proudly serves more than 2 million clients and has $162 billion in assets under management/advisement (as of 12/31/20).

On the national board of directors, Louis will serve on the Finance and Audit and Investment Committees. She previously served as a regional board member for the Thrivent Member Network – Texas Region since October 2017, where she was recognized for her dedication and commitment to advancing Thrivent’s mission in the region.

“Our board will benefit from Jill’s deep professional expertise and her passion for service and community,” said Terry Rasmussen, president and CEO of Thrivent. “Her insights will guide the board as we continue to transform Thrivent and fulfill our promise to clients, helping them achieve financial clarity, enabling lives full of meaning and gratitude.”

Louis is currently managing partner at a major international law firm in Dallas, Texas. She was previously general counsel for a large private equity portfolio company and has spent her career working in both private practice and corporate law. Outside of work, Louis is actively engaged in her church and community, including serving on the Board of Trustees of Howard University and on the executive committees of the AT&T Performing Arts Center and North Texas Public Broadcasting, Inc.

Louis has a bachelor’s degree from Howard University and a juris doctor from Harvard Law School. She and her family reside in Dallas.

To learn more about Thrivent’s board of directors, visit: www.thrivent.com/governance.

About Thrivent  
Thrivent is a diversified financial services organization that helps people achieve financial clarity, enabling lives full of meaning and gratitude. Thrivent and its subsidiary and affiliate companies serve more than 2.3 million clients, offering advice, insurance, investments, banking and generosity products and programs over the phone, online as well as through financial professionals and independent agents nationwide. Thrivent is a Fortune 500 company with $162 billion in assets under management/advisement (as of 12/31/20). Thrivent carries an A++ (Superior) rating from AM Best, a credit rating agency; this is the highest of the agency’s 13 rating categories and was affirmed in June of 2021. Rating based on Thrivent’s financial strength and claims-paying ability. Does not apply to investment product performance. For more information, visit Thrivent.com. You can also find us on Facebook and Twitter.

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