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Leadership January 19, 2024

Five things corporate boards can get wrong, and how to fix them: Joe Motes speaks with Authority Magazine

Graphic with headshot of Joe Motes, executive vice president, chief administrative officer, general counsel and secretary at Bread Financial. The graphic include Bauhaus elements and a seafoam background.

From making tie-dye t-shirts and dropping out of grad school to eventually studying law and working for a law firm, Joe Motes, took a different approach early in his career to arrive at his current role at Bread Financial. Now Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel & Secretary, Joe recently shared his career journey and insights on corporate boards during an interview with Authority Magazine as part of its Q&A series, “Five Things Corporate Boards Can Get Wrong, And How to Fix Them” - read the article at the link below!

About Bread Financial™
Bread Financial™ (NYSE: BFH) is a tech-forward financial services company providing simple, personalized payment, lending and saving solutions. The company creates opportunities for its customers and partners through digitally enabled choices that offer ease, empowerment, financial flexibility and exceptional customer experiences. Driven by a digital-first approach, data insights and white-label technology, Bread Financial delivers growth for its partners through a comprehensive suite of payment solutions that includes private label and co-brand credit cards and Bread Pay™ buy now, pay later products. Bread Financial also offers direct-to-consumer products that give customers more access, choice and freedom through its branded Bread Cashback™ American Express® Credit Card and Bread Savings™ products.

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