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Nikki Pechet Appointed to Serve on Thrivent's Board of Directors

Pechet brings expertise in technology, marketing and customer experience to the board as Thrivent looks to serve its next generation of members

MINNEAPOLIS (July 18, 2018) – Thrivent announced today that Nikki Pechet has been appointed to serve on Thrivent’s board of directors. She will join the board along with 13 other directors. Her term became effective on June 1, 2018.

 The Thrivent board of directors is responsible for overseeing all matters pertaining to the not-for-profit, Fortune 500 membership organization. Thrivent’s mission is to help Christians on the Wise with Money Journey so they can live content, confident and generous lives. The organization serves more than 2 million members and has $136 billion in assets under management and advisement (as of 12/31/17).

 “We’re excited to welcome Nikki to the board of directors and look forward to her contributions,” said Thrivent CEO Brad Hewitt. “Her unique experience will be an asset to the board as we work together to serve more Christians on their wise with money journeys and be their trusted guide along the way.”

 Pechet will serve on the Thrivent Financial and Audit Committees of the board. Her background in marketing and technology will be beneficial as Thrivent seeks to reach more Christians in more ways across the United States. Her insights will be particularly helpful as Thrivent increasingly uses technology to attract, serve and delight its members.

 Pechet is currently vice president of marketing and a member of the core executive team at Thumbtack, a growth-stage technology company that is addressing the $700B+ U.S. local services market. In her role, she drives performance marketing by overseeing Thumbtack’s brand narrative, developing new acquisition channels for the digital world and building world-class teams focused on diversity and inclusion. She previously was a principal at Bain & Company where she led growth strategy for dozens of Fortune 500 companies across a spectrum of industries.

 Pechet earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and a master’s degree in business administration from Harvard Business School. She and her family reside in San Francisco, Calif.

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

About Thrivent Financial

Thrivent is a not-for-profit financial services organization that helps Christians on the Wise With Money Journey. As a mission-driven, membership-owned organization, it offers its more than 2 million members and customers a broad range of financial products, services and guidance to help them obtain a life of contentment, confidence and generosity. Thrivent and its subsidiary and affiliate companies offer insurance, investments, banking and advice over the phone, online as well as through financial representatives and independent agents nationwide. Thrivent is a FORTUNE 500 company with $136 billion in assets under management/advisement (as of 12/31/17). For more than a century it has helped Christians make wise money choices that reflect their values while providing them opportunities to demonstrate their generosity where they live, work and worship. For more information, visit Thrivent.com. You can also find us on Facebook and Twitter.

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