White Plains, NY, May 3, 2016 — Pro Bono Partnership, a nationally recognized provider of free business and transactional legal services to nonprofits, has announced that Jonathan S. Mothner has been elected to its Board of Directors. With 25 years of legal experience, Mr. Mothner is Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary at Synchrony Financial. He held the same role for the past five years at GE Capital Retail Finance and for the past three years at Synchrony Bank, and previously served as Chief Litigation Counsel and later the Chief Compliance Officer for GE Consumer Finance. His experience with GE Capital dates back to 2000, when he joined the Consumer Finance business as Litigation Counsel.
“Jon’s personal commitment to Pro Bono, backed by Synchrony’s strong record as a volunteer institution, will add a valuable perspective to our Board. We look forward to his insights as the organization continues to flourish and expand,” said Mark Nordstrom, the Partnership’s Board Chairman and now retired Senior Counsel-Labor & Employment Law, General Electric Company.
Mr. Mothner said, “As someone who has the deepest respect and admiration for the ethos of pro bono, I am impressed with and inspired by the tangible results that their volunteer attorneys produce for the Partnership’s nonprofit clientele. I am grateful to the Partnership’s board, staff and patrons for the opportunity to learn and practice all aspects of nonprofit leadership.”
Pro Bono Partnership provides free business and transactional legal services to nonprofit organizations serving the disadvantaged or enhancing the quality of life in neighborhoods in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
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