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April 21 2017

Frank Martell joins Operation HOPE Global Board of Directors

ATLANTA – April 7, 2017 – Global financial dignity and economic empowerment leader, Operation HOPE, Inc., has named Frank Martell, chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors of leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, CoreLogic, to its global board of directors. 

Martell joined CoreLogic in August 2011. He served as chief operating officer of the company from   June 2014 through February 2017. He also served as chief financial officer from August 2011 to April 2016. Martell has over 30 years’ experience, including chief operating officer and general management positions in the marketing, financial services and business information industries. He has also held chief financial officer positions at several public companies. 

Prior to joining CoreLogic, Martell served as the president and chief executive officer of the Western Institutional Review Board, and before that as chief financial officer of Advantage Sales and Marketing and Information Services Group, Inc. From 1996 to 2006, Martell held various leadership positions at ACNielsen Corporation including vice president and treasurer, chief operating officer and president of Asia Pacific and Emerging Markets; executive vice president of the Marketing Information Group, and chief operating officer of ACNielsen and president of Europe, Middle East and Africa. He spent the initial 15 years of his business career in a variety of financial leadership roles at the General Electric Company.

In January 2014, Martell was named by the Orange County Business Journal as the 2013 Outstanding CFO of a Public Company in Orange County. He received the 2016 HousingWire Vanguard Award which recognizes distinguished leadership in the housing industry. Martell holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Villanova University. 

Operation HOPE’s global board includes, Jim Clifton, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Gallup, Inc.; Lisa Borders, President, Women’s National Basketball Association; and Robb Webb, SVP, Chief Human Resources Officer, Tenet Healthcare.

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About Operation HOPE

Since 1992, Operation HOPE has been moving America from civil rights to "silver rights" with the mission of making free enterprise and capitalism work for the underserved. Through its core programs, the nonprofit has provided financial dignity and economic empowerment to over 2.6 million individuals worldwide, and $2 billion in economic activity for the disenfranchised—turning check cashing customers into banking customers, renters into homeowners, small business dreamers into small business owners and minimum wage workers into living wage consumers.  Project 5117 is HOPE’s multi-year four-pronged approach to combating economic inequality that aims to improve financial literacy, increase business role models and business internships for youth, and stabilize the American dream by boosting credit scores. Operation HOPE recently received its second consecutive 4-star charity rating for fiscal management and commitment to transparency and accountability by the prestigious non-profit evaluator, Charity Navigator—further establishing it as a best-in-class organization.  

For more information: www.OperationHOPE.org

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