Yvette Butler joins Voya Financial board of directors

April 12, 2021

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), announced today that Yvette Butler, 55, president, SVB Private Bank & Wealth Management, has joined the company’s board of directors. She will serve on the compensation and benefits committee; the nominating and governance committee; and the risk, investment and finance committee.

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Yvette Butler, president, SVB Private Bank & Wealth Management, has joined the Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA) board of directors. (Photo: Business Wire)

Yvette Butler, president, SVB Private Bank & Wealth Management, has joined the Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA) board of directors. (Photo: Business Wire)

“I am very pleased to welcome Yvette to the Voya board,” said Rodney O. Martin, Jr., chairman and chief executive officer. “Yvette brings to our board over 25 years of experience in financial services, where she has distinguished herself as a strategist and leader in providing wealth advisory, banking and financial planning solutions. In particular, Yvette’s expertise in strategy development, operational execution, compliance and risk, digital product management and disruptive technologies will benefit all of our stakeholders. Her insights will be extremely valuable as we work to create a better financial future for all.”

Prior to joining SVB in June 2018, Butler served as executive vice president of Capital One Investing since April 2013. Before joining Capital One, she was managing director for Wells Fargo Advisors, heading up the direct business teams, including WFA Solutions and WellsTrade. Butler also previously led investor marketing for E*Trade and, at Merrill Lynch, launched the firm’s financial advisory center, which later became Merrill Edge. Butler’s early career included roles at Charles Schwab and McKinsey & Company.

Butler was named to the Washingtonian’s prestigious list of Most Powerful Women in Washington in 2017 and was named to Savoy magazine’s 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America in 2020. She received an MBA from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in finance and management information systems from the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce. She is a board member and treasurer of the Washington Area Women’s Foundation.

About Voya Financial®

Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), provides health, wealth and investment solutions that enable its approximately 14.8 million individual, workplace and institutional clients to achieve their financial wellness goals with confidence. With a vision to be America’s Retirement Company®, Voya’s products, solutions and digital capabilities help create a better financial future for all. Voya is a Fortune 500 company that had $7.6 billion in revenue in 2020 and $700 billion in total assets under management and administration as of Dec. 31, 2020. Certified as a “Great Place to Work” by the Great Place to Work® Institute, Voya is equally committed to conducting business in a way that is socially, environmentally, economically and ethically responsible. Voya has earned recognition as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute; as the No. 1-ranked financial services firm among Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies for three consecutive years; as a member of the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index; and as a “Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion” on the Disability Equality Index. For more information, visit voya.com. Follow Voya Financial on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter @Voya.


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Source: Voya Financial, Inc.