Community Health Charities Welcomes Abu M. Arif to National Board of Directors

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Financial Executive Arif joins board to build stronger healthier communities

“With more than 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry, Abu Arif's insights and knowledge will be a tremendous asset.”

Community Health Charities (CHC) announced today that Abu M. Arif, President of Ameriprise Bank FSB and Ameriprise Certificate Company in the Advice Wealth Management segment, joined the CHC national board of directors, adding his significant expertise to an impressive roster of top executives in health and social impact.

“With more than 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry, Abu’s insights and knowledge will be a tremendous asset,” said Thomas G. Bognanno, CHC president & CEO. “We draw on the deep expertise of our board to help us strategically expand the impact and scope of our mission, building stronger, healthier communities.”

In his current role as Ameriprise Bank President, Arif has general management responsibility of all cash, lending and personal trust products offered in the Advice Wealth Management segment. He also serves as an Internal Director on two boards for Ameriprise.

Previously, Arif worked with American Express in the international division, spending over ten years in Asia, including Pakistan, Singapore, Indonesia and Hong Kong. During those assignments, Arif was responsible for managing a variety of operations, finance and business development functions at the regional and national levels.

Arif earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Karachi, Institute of Business Administration.

At the last board meeting, Arif was elected to the national board of directors by unanimous vote and will begin his official duties at the next board meeting hosted by the Cleveland Cavaliers in March 2020.

About Community Health Charities
Community Health Charities has been raising awareness and resources and empowering people to take action to improve health and wellbeing for over 60 years. We support education, treatment, and prevention for those with health challenges; bring organizations together to improve community health; provide individuals with opportunities to get involved; and increase the capacity of nonprofit organizations. Visit or @healthcharities.

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