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Thrivent announces most recent board election results

Apr 29, 2022

MINNEAPOLIS, April 29, 2022 – Thrivent, a Fortune 500 diversified financial services organization, recently announced the results of its national board of directors election. As a membership-owned organization, Thrivent clients with eligible membership have an opportunity to select the candidates who will represent them on the national board of directors.

Thrivent’s board consists of 14 members and is led by Bonnie E. Raquet, board chair. 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 continues to be financially strong and stable, and well-positioned to transform and serve more clients. Despite continued headwinds from the pandemic and market volatility, 2021 was Thrivent’s strongest year yet with assets under management growing to $189 billion and crossing $16.2 billion in total revenue.

Three incumbents reelected to board of directors
Incumbents Deborah “Debbie” A. Ackerman, Mark A. Jeske and Nichole “Nikki” B. Pechet were elected to serve terms, which started in February 2022. Ackerman joined the Thrivent Board of Directors in 2020 and serves on the Finance and Audit and Investment committees. Jeske has been on the board since May 2011, and he currently serves on the Finance and Audit, Governance and Investment committees. Pechet has been on the board since 2018 and serves on the Investment and Strategy committees.

“As members of our board, Debbie, Mark and Nikki have demonstrated their commitment to fulfilling Thrivent’s purpose of helping people make the most of all they’ve been given, and I’m thrilled our members have reelected them to serve another term,” said Terry Rasmussen, president and CEO of Thrivent. “Their keen business perspectives and insights are driving our ongoing transformation into a holistic financial services organization. I’m looking forward to their continued leadership as we seek to serve clients for generations to come.”

A complete readout of the election results can be found here.

For more information on Thrivent’s Board of Directors and to read member biographies, visit: https://www.thrivent.com/governance/leadership-biographies/#board.

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 $189 billion in assets under management/advisement (as of 12/31/21). 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.

Thrivent is the marketing name for Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. Insurance products issued by Thrivent. Not available in all states. Securities and investment advisory services offered through Thrivent Investment Management Inc., a registered investment adviser, member FINRA and SIPC, and a subsidiary of Thrivent. Licensed agent/producer of Thrivent. Registered representative of Thrivent Investment Management, Inc. Advisory services available through investment adviser representatives only. Thrivent.com/disclosures.

Media contacts

Submit a request for more information, an interview, or fact check by e-mailing mediarelations@thrivent.com.

  • Justin Herndon
  • Director, PR & Enterprise Reputation
  • 813-995-3847
  • Justin.Herndon@Thrivent.com
  • Samantha Mehrotra
  • Senior Manager, Public Relations
  • 612-327-6461
  • Samantha.Mehrotra@Thrivent.com
  • Liz Erickson
  • Public Relations Strategist
  • 651-757-7401
  • Liz.Erickson@Thrivent.com
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