In the age of COVID-19, in states across the country, pawnshops are considered an essential business, helping credit-constrained consumers turn their unused possessions into much-needed cash. It surprises us that FirstCash, Inc. (NASDAQ, FCFS) the leading operator of pawnshops in the US and Latin America, with 2700 retail locations and 20,000 employees, has no women on its board. This Fort Worth, TX company doesn’t realize that women directors help companies make better decisions, minimize risk, and strengthen the bottom line. FirstCash, please make the essential decision to put women on your board so that your board will reflect the diversity of your customers, employees, and shareholders.
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