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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

July 8, 2021
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported)

OPORTUN FINANCIAL CORPORATION
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
Commission File Number 001-39050
Delaware45-3361983
State or Other Jurisdiction of
Incorporation or Organization
I.R.S. Employer Identification No.
2 Circle Star Way
San Carlos,CA94070
Address of Principal Executive OfficesZip Code
(650) 810-8823
Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.0001 par value per shareOPRT
Nasdaq Global Select Market

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
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Item 1.02. Termination of a Material Definitive Agreement

On July 8, 2021 (the "Redemption Date"), Oportun Funding X, LLC, as issuer (the "Issuer"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Oportun Financial Corporation (the "Company"), completed the redemption (the "Redemption") of the Notes of Series 2018-C (the "Notes"). The Notes were issued pursuant to the Base Indenture dated as of October 22, 2018 (the "Base Indenture") entered into between the Issuer and Wilmington Trust, National Association, as trustee (the "Trustee"), as supplemented by the Series 2018-C Supplement to the Base Indenture, dated as of October 22, 2018 (the "Series Supplement"). The Issuer paid a redemption price of $275.0 million (the "Redemption Price") to the Trustee, plus the accrued and unpaid interest to, but not including, the date of the redemption, which is the amount sufficient to fund the Redemption and to satisfy and discharge the Issuer's obligations under the Notes and the Base Indenture. The Redemption Price was funded by drawing upon the Company's secured financing facility, utilizing funds from the Company's 2021-B securitization transaction and using unrestricted cash.

Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
(d) Appointment of Directors

On July 8, 2021, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Oportun Financial Corporation (the “Company”) approved an increase in the number of directors on the Board from seven to nine and appointed Ginny Lee and Sandra Smith to serve as members of the Board. Ms. Lee will serve in the class of directors whose term expires at the annual meeting of stockholders to be held in 2024 and was appointed to the Compensation and Leadership Committee and the Nominating, Governance and Social Responsibility Committee. Ms. Smith will serve in the class of directors whose term expires at the annual meeting of stockholders to be held 2023 and was appointed to the Audit and Risk Committee and Credit Risk and Finance Committee. Their appointments are expected to be effective as of September 1, 2021 (the “Effective Date”).

From 2017 to June 2021, Ms. Lee served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Khan Academy, a non-profit online education technology organization. Before joining Khan Academy, Ms. Lee spent over 17 years with Intuit, a financial management software company, where she held multiple senior operational and technical roles, including Senior Vice President and General Manager of Intuit's Employee Management Solutions Division, as well as Chief Information Officer. Ms. Lee holds a B.A. in both Business Economics and Organizational Behavior & Management from Brown University and holds an M.B.A. from Stanford Graduate School of Business.

From 2018 to April 2021, Ms. Smith served as the Chief Financial Officer of Segment.io (“Segment”), a customer data platform, which was acquired by Twilio Inc (“Twilio”), a cloud communications platform. Before joining Segment, Ms. Smith served as the Vice President, Finance at Twilio, from 2013 to 2018, and in various roles at Akamai Technologies, Inc., a content delivery network, from 2003 to 2013. Ms. Smith holds a B.F.A. from the University of Michigan, an M.B.A. from Boston College Carroll Graduate School of Management and a J.D. from Boston College Law School.

Each of Ms. Lee and Ms. Smith is entitled to cash and equity compensation for service on the Board in accordance with the Company’s non-employee director compensation policy as described under “Non-employee Director Compensation” in the Company’s proxy statement filed April 28, 2021. Consistent with the Company’s standard non-employee director annual equity award, each of Ms. Lee and Ms. Smith will be granted a restricted stock unit award, under the Company’s 2019 Equity Incentive Plan, having a value equal to $125,000, prorated from the Effective Date (the “Initial Award”). The Initial Award will vest in three equal installments such that it will be fully vested on the earlier of June 8 or the date immediately preceding the 2022 annual stockholders meeting, subject to the director’s continued service on the Board on each vesting date.

Ms. Lee will be eligible to receive $40,000 in annual cash compensation for service on the Board, as well as $7,500 for service on the Compensation and Leadership Committee and $7,500 for service on the Nominating, Governance and Social Responsibility Committee, which will be paid quarterly in arrears on a prorated basis according to the actual service with the Company.

Ms. Smith will be eligible to receive $40,000 in annual cash compensation for service on the Board, as well as $10,000 for service on the Audit and Risk Committee and $7,500 for service on the Credit Risk and Finance Committee, which will be paid quarterly in arrears on a prorated basis according to the actual service with the Company.

Each of Ms. Lee and Ms. Smith will also enter into the Company’s standard form of indemnity agreement, which has been previously filed with the SEC.

There are no family relationships between Ms. Lee or Ms. Smith and any director or executive officer of the Company, and neither has any direct or indirect material interest in any transaction required to be disclosed pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.

A copy of the Company’s press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
(d) Exhibits

Exhibit Number
99.1
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SIGNATURE

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
OPORTUN FINANCIAL CORPORATION
(Registrant)
Date:July 12, 2021By:/s/ Jonathan Coblentz
Jonathan Coblentz
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer
(Principal Financial and Accounting Officer)


pressrelease71221
Oportun Appoints Two New Independent Members to Board of Directors SAN CARLOS, CALIF. – July 12, 2021 – Oportun Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:OPRT), a financial services company and digital platform that provides hard working people with responsible, affordable, and credit-building alternatives to payday and auto-title loans, today announced the addition of two new independent board members to its Board of Directors. Effective as of September 1, 2021, the appointments expand Oportun’s board from seven to nine members with the additions of Ginny Lee and Sandra Smith. Ms. Lee recently served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Khan Academy, a globally-recognized non-profit online education technology organization with a mission of providing a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. Prior to Khan Academy, Ms. Lee spent more than 17 years at Intuit, where she held multiple senior operational and technical roles, including Senior Vice President and General Manager of Intuit's $650M Employee Management Solutions Division, as well as Chief Information Officer. Ms. Smith previously served as Chief Financial Officer for Segment, which was acquired by Twilio. Prior to Segment, Ms. Smith was the Vice President of Finance at Twilio, helping to lead the company through a successful IPO. Ms. Smith has also held senior financial roles at Akamai Technologies and has practiced as outside corporate counsel for multiple public and venture- back companies. “After conducting an extensive search, our committee unanimously recommended Sandy and Ginny to the Oportun board. We’re confident that they will be outstanding independent directors, making the interests of our shareholders and stakeholders a priority,” said Aida Alvarez, Chair, Oportun Nominating, Governance and Social Responsibility Committee. “Ginny and Sandy bring a wealth of experience to our boardroom, and I have enjoyed getting to know them throughout the recruitment process,” said Raul Vazquez, CEO of Oportun. “Our entire board has been impressed with the diverse skillsets and perspectives that both of our new members possess, and we look forward to relying on their insight, inquisitiveness, instinct, and expertise in the years to come.” With these additions, Oportun’s corporate board now includes six of nine members who identify as either a woman or person of color. About Oportun Oportun (Nasdaq: OPRT) is a financial services company that leverages its digital platform to provide responsible consumer credit to hardworking people. Using A.I.-driven models that are built on 15 years of proprietary customer insights and billions of unique data points, Oportun has extended more than 4 million loans and over $10 billion in affordable credit, providing its customers with alternatives to payday and auto title loans. In recognition of its responsibly designed products which help consumers build their credit history, Oportun has been certified as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) since 2009.


 
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