Washington Federal appointed Fenwick life sciences practice co-chair and Seattle office managing partner Stephen Graham to its board of directors.
“We are honored to have Stephen bring his extensive knowledge representing public and private corporations on matters of corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions and strategic planning to our Board,” Chairman of the Board Thomas Kelley said.
Washington Federal, Inc., is the parent company of Washington Federal, a national bank that provides consumer and commercial deposit accounts, insurance products and financing for small to middle market businesses, commercial real estate and residential real estate, including consumer mortgages and home equity lines of credit.
Graham focuses on private and public mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, private placements and corporate governance matters. He was recently appointed as one of the inaugural members of the SEC’s Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee, and served as co-chair of the SEC’s Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies from 2011 – 2017.