FinWise Bancorp announced the appointment of Robert Wahlman as chief financial officer, effective immediately. Mr. Wahlman will succeed Javvis Jacobson, who will remain with the Bank as Treasurer. Mr. Wahlman joins FinWise with over 35 years of total experience in the banking industry, including nearly 20 years as Chief Financial Officer of both private and publicly listed bank holding companies.

Most recently, Mr. Wahlman served as the Chief Financial Officer of Axiom Bank and Axiom Bancshares Inc., where he played a key role in restoring the bank to profitable operations. During his extensive banking career, Mr. Wahlman has helped lead growing organizations with public company reporting responsibilities, demonstrating a strength in building finance teams supportive of achieving the company?s vision while controlling its financial risks. Mr. Wahlman has also served on three bank boards of directors throughout his career.