Vice President Direct Auto Lending
Charles Fields-Martinez is the Vice President of Direct Auto Lending for Axos Bank. Charles joined Axos bank five years ago to be part of the inaugural three-person team responsible for the design, implementation, and introduction of a new a prime indirect dealer business into select US markets. Today, Charles has established Axos’ direct to consumer auto lending channel and is responsible for its day-to-day operations and bottom line management. Charles initiated his career at HSBC Auto Finance as a collector and assumed numerous roles and responsibilities through his fifteen years at the bank. Charles has been an integral part of multiple auto-lending start-ups including ACC and LEAP Auto Finance, and has served as the Director of Compliance within the financial services industry for several years. Charles has a Bachelor’s degree in Quantitative Economics from the University of California San Diego, and is an active member of his community volunteering his time to Junior Achievement and Biz Town. This program allows elementary school students operate banks, manage restaurants, write checks, and vote for mayor all of which helps students connect the dots between what they learn in school and the real world.