Former Occidental Petroleum Executive Joins Financial Gravity Board of Directors


ALLEN, Texas, Dec. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Financial Gravity Companies, Inc. (OTCQB: FGCO) (“Financial Gravity” or the “Company”), a Fractional Family Office®, announced the addition of Mr. Michael Ashby to the Company’s Board of Directors.

Mr. Ashby has served the Oil and Gas industry for over 40 years. Most recently he spent over a decade with Occidental Petroleum in a series of management roles with ever-growing responsibility, most recently as World Wide Engineering Chief of Surface Operations and Engineering, responsible for operations and technical support of all business units across the globe. For the last four years, Mr. Ashby has been a private consultant to oil and gas startups worldwide.

Financial Gravity’s Chief Financial Officer, Paul Williams, stated, “Michael’s global experience across four decades brings incredible insight to the strategic direction of Financial Gravity.” Mr. Williams continued, “His planning and execution skills are second-to-none and we are excited to have Michael join our board.”

Mr. Ashby stated, “Since I first met John Pollock in the early 2000’s, I have watched his organization grow and mature into the synergistic group of companies it is today. I am honored to join the Board of Directors and look forward to helping the company continue its growth trajectory.”

Mr. Ashby holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from West Virginia University in 1975 and is a 2003 graduate of the University of Texas McCombs School of Executive Business Education.

About Financial Gravity Companies, Inc.

Financial Gravity Companies, Inc., is an innovative Fractional Family Office® providing integrated tax, business, and financial solutions to small business owners and high net-worth individuals. Services are focused on helping clients realize personal and professional goals while building wealth, most often through potential tax savings, lowered costs, and efficiency improvements. Through its partner network consisting of trained and certified financial advisors, tax professionals and independent sales agents, the Company currently provides its products and services nationwide. For more information, visit

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