John Apostle Hired to Oversee Legal and Compliance Matters and Provide Strategic Guidance for Ygrene Leadership
(Petaluma, Calif.) - Ygrene, one of the nation’s leading property improvement financing providers, announced today that John Apostle has been appointed as General Counsel. In this role, Apostle will oversee all legal and compliance matters, providing strategic guidance to the Executive Leadership Team and Board of Directors.
Apostle joins Ygrene after 30 years of working in the financial services, investments, and insurance industry. Previously, he spent time in private practice in addition to working for SunTrust Bank, GE Capital, and Genworth Financial, developing a holistic view of business best practices. Apostle is an expert in implementing meaningful compliance and data privacy programs that address compliance issues and risks, emerging regulatory requirements, and company initiatives and priorities.
“We are thrilled to have John as our General Counsel and confident that he will be an invaluable asset to our Executive Leadership Team and Board of Directors. John’s deep financial industry expertise will provide key insights as Ygrene enters an exciting time of market expansion and new product development. I look forward to working with John and welcome him to the Ygrene team,” said Jim Reinhart, CEO, and President of Ygrene.
“Ygrene is setting the gold standard of property improvement financing, and I am honored to be joining the company at this pivotal moment,” said Mr. Apostle.
In addition to his work in the field, Apostle has served on various committees of the Financial Services Roundtable and the American Council of Life Insurers, including serving as Chair of the Annuity Suitability Working Group. In his community, John is devoted to Homeward, the planning and coordinating organization for homeless services that seeks to prevent and end homelessness in Central Virginia. He has served several terms on its Board of Directors and is Chair Emeritus.
Apostle received his B.A. and his J.D. from the University of Richmond in Virginia and completed the Executive Program at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.
Ygrene's award-winning property improvement financing, with built-in consumer protections, is delivering greater choice for home and business owners by providing access to affordable financing for energy efficiency, renewable energy, water conservation, storm protection, and seismic upgrades. In addition, Ygrene financing has proven to be a successful tool for supporting public policy initiatives - at no cost to local government. By providing over $2.5 billion of private capital to more than 550 local communities, Ygrene has created tens of thousands of jobs and invested millions into local economies across the U.S. Learn more at ygrene.com.