OperationHOPE.org, May 6, 2008
Primerica Life Insurance Company President and CEO Jeff Fendler and Young Solutions President Andrew ‘Bo' Young, III have been named co-chairs of the organization's Southeastern Board of Directors.
In their new roles, Mr. Fendler and Mr. Young will help champion HOPE's mission of providing financial literacy resources and training to low-income individuals residing in Georgia, North Carolina, Alabama and surrounding areas.
Having served on HOPE's National Board since 2006 and participated as a member of the Southeastern board since 2007, Mr. Fendler will use his expertise in management to further the non-profit organization's ambitious agenda. Active on the Southeastern Board since 2005, Mr. Young has renewed his dedication to broaden the scope of financial literacy initiatives in the southeastern communities.
Since the inception of its Banking on Our Future Atlanta Chapter in 2005, HOPE has distinguished itself through tireless efforts to educate and inspire the next generation of economic stakeholders. Currently 6,494 youth in the Atlanta metropolitan area have been instructed in fiscal matters, with over one thousand receiving the curriculum in 2008 alone.