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May 22 2014

Operation HOPE Hires Ryan Mack: President Mid-Atlantic Region

LOS ANGELES – May 29, 2014 – Operation HOPE – the leading financial dignity non-profit – announced the hiring of Ryan Mack to serve as President of the Mid-Atlantic Region, which includes Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. 

Ryan Mack an equity markets trader and renowned public speake has devoted his life to the advocacy of financial empowerment as the core of community and personal development. 

“Ryan has been on a relentless mission of economic empowerment.  Accordingly, we are pleased he will be instrumental in the rollout of Project 5117, which will establish Operation HOPE as America’s first national private banker for the poor, the working class and the struggling middle class, between now and 2020,” said HOPE President and Chief Operating Officer, Bill Walbrecher.

Since 1992, HOPE has delivered “silver rights” empowerment and made free enterprise work for those who have traditionally been excluded from the financial system.  It promotes financial dignity through the delivery of financial inclusion and education tools to underserved communities. Through its core divisions, the organization has provided youth and adult financial literacy, economic preparedness and financial disaster recovery, digital empowerment, promoted home ownership, and assisted with foreclosure prevention to more than 2 million individuals, families, and small business owners. HOPE's next phase will be focused on Project 5117, a multi-year initiative that will track and increase business role models for youth, boost credit scores for adults, and empower underserved communities.