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OpenInvest Bolsters Executive Leadership With New Key Hires

Appoints Director of ESG + Impact, Director of Client Sales + Engagement and Head of Product

Press Release – SAN FRANCISCO (Oct.4, 2018) – OpenInvest, the first digital investment advisor for socially responsible investing, announced today the expansion of their leadership team with three executive hires: Claire Veuthey, former Head of ESG at Wells Fargo, has been appointed Director of ESG and Impact; Charles Wright joined as Director of Institutional Sales and Client Engagement; Nima Shah, previously at LendingClub, has been named Head of Product. A mutual dedication to ESG and social Impact qualifies the new leaders to uphold OpenInvest as the forerunner in socially responsible investing.

“OpenInvest is building a team that reflects our cores values,” said Joshua Levin, co-founder and chief strategy officer. “These new leaders enhance OpenInvest both as a company and a culture. They all bring strong backgrounds in their respective fields and a passion for impact investing, and are invaluable additions to our team.”

OpenInvest Director of ESG and Impact Claire Veuthey comes to OpenInvest with over ten years of experience in ESG investing. Veuthey is an industry thought leader on corporate engagement, gender lens investing, and ESG in emerging markets. Prior to OpenInvest, she served as Head of ESG on the Wells Fargo Social Impact Investing team, where she led the development of the team’s ESG Investment and Corporate Engagement policies.

Charles Wright, newly appointed director of institutional sales and client engagement at OpenInvest, is a veteran of the asset management industry with more than a decade of experience working with endowments, foundations & pensions. Wright joins OpenInvest from Amalgamated Bank, the largest union-owned bank, as well as Frank Russell and Northern Trust.

Before joining OpenInvest as Head of Product, Nima Shah served as the director of product management at LendingClub, America’s largest online credit marketplace. With over a decade of experience of working in financial services and building financial software products, Shah’s expertise will aid OpenInvest in translating customer needs into new product features.

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About OpenInvest

OpenInvest ( is a registered investment advisor with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and one of the first venture-backed Public Benefit Corporations. The company was founded by a unique set of innovators: a technology leader from the world’s largest hedge fund (Bridgewater), a sustainable finance leader from the world’s largest environmental NGO (WWF), and the founder of a consumer tech unicorn (Deliveroo). OpenInvest’s mission is to use technology to help mainstream values-informed investing. OpenInvest’s technology platform supports full customization around investor values, in-depth impact reporting, dynamic divest-invest activity, and easy shareholder engagement, while ensuring investors tightly track specified market indices. To get started, contact your advisor, visit, or download the iOS or Android app. Follow OpenInvest on Facebook and Twitter.

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