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Irvin Ashford

Irvin (Irv) Ashford Jr. is a Managing Director and Head of Fair and Responsible Banking at Charles Schwab Bank. He leads various departments including Diverse Markets, Monitoring, and the Office of Fair and Responsible Banking. In his role at Schwab Bank, Mr. Ashford is driven by his team’s purpose to advocate for the needs of all clients, and advocate for business practices that serve all Schwab clients. He and his team help ensure that all clients, and their communities, are treated fairly and equitable.

Before joining Schwab Bank, Mr. Ashford was with Comerica Bank for 23 years. In his last role with Comerica, he served as Chief Community Officer where he led vision, strategy, and execution for all facets of external affairs, external diversity, community development lending, investments, and services on a national scale, with accountability for the success of operations and budget administration. Mr. Ashford created the bank’s Office of Fair and Responsible Banking department and directed the bank’s CRA Compliance department. He also served as the national Director of Financial Education and created several award-winning programs in service of helping individuals, families and communities become successful.

Additionally, Mr. Ashford has more than a decade of experience driving positive outcomes across Community Investment, Capacity Building, Business Development, Marketing, Social Media, Relationship Management, and Program and Project Management in multiple roles with Chase Bank, City of Dallas Department of Economic Development, and several large New York City not-for-profits.

Mr. Ashford holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Dallas as well as a Master’s Degree in Public Affairs from The University of Texas at Austin and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Religion from Oberlin College. He is a Woodrow Wilson Public Policy and International Studies Fellow, a German Marshall Fellow, and a British-American Project Fellow.

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