Since joining Thrivent as CFO in September 2019, Vibhu Sharma has made use of the company’s strong capital position to make strategic investments to support business transformation. Under his financial leadership, the company ended 2020 with a record surplus of $12.8 billion.
During the pandemic, Sharma has continued to diligently manage Thrivent’s expenses. He also led the company to offer payment deferment options to clients and an expense reimbursement program to employees working from home. Currently, he is overseeing efforts to integrate Thrivent’s IT systems to create more efficient business processes and seamless client experiences.