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J. Tyler HaahrChairman of the Board and CEO of Meta Financial Group and MetaBankJ. Tyler Haahr is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Meta Financial Group, Inc. (“Meta Financial”) and MetaBank. Previously, he was a partner with the law firm of Lewis and Roca LLP in Phoenix, Ariz. He serves as the Secretary and a member of the Board of Directors of LifeScape. In addition, he serves as a Director and is past Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Sioux Falls YMCA. He received his B.S. degree in Accounting with honors from the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, S.D. He graduated with honors from the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C.
Brad HansonPresident of Meta Financial Group, MetaBank and Meta Payment SystemsBrad Hanson has more than 25 years of experience in financial services, including numerous banking, card industry and technology-related capacities. During his career Brad has played a significant role in the development of the prepaid card industry. His experience working with regulators and many financial innovators provides a unique perspective on the history of prepaid, current threats and opportunities, and the changing roles of key participants in the prepaid value chain. Brad is the President of Meta Financial Group, MetaBank and Meta Payment Systems. He is a founding member of the Network Branded Prepaid Card Association where he still serves as a board member. Brad has been recognized as a Paybefore Industry Achievement Award winner and serves as a board member for Help Worldwide and the Midwest Region of Operation HOPE.
Glen HerrickEVP and CFO of Meta Financial Group and MetaBank
Glen W. Herrick is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Meta Financial Group and MetaBank. Prior to joining Meta in 2013, Glen spent 20 years at Wells Fargo serving in various finance, treasury and risk management roles, including as CFO of Wells Fargo’s student loan division. Glen holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Management from the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. and a MBA from the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, S.D. He also graduated from the Stonier Graduate School of Banking. Glen is a member of the MFG Executive Committee.
Sheree ThornsberryEVP and Head of Payments of Meta Financial Group and MetaBank
Sheree Thornsberry is the Executive Vice President and Head of Payments of Meta Financial Group, Inc. and MetaBank. Before joining the Company on September 25, 2017, she held leadership positions at InteliSpend and later Blackhawk Network. At Blackhawk Network, Ms. Thornsberry was General Manager of Hawk Incentives, where she was responsible for leading 600 employees. She holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from St. Louis University and received her undergraduate degree from Vassar College in Psychology. She is also a graduate of the School for International Training in Kenya, Africa. Sheree has received several industry accolades where she has been recognized for her work within the payments industry: named one of Incentive Magazine’s ‘25 Most Influential People in the Incentive Industry’ in 2016; participated in Incentive Magazine’s 2016 Annual Incentive Roundtable; and received the 2014 Paybefore ‘Top Motivator’ Product Innovation Award.
Shelly SchneeklothEVP and Head of Technology and Operations of Meta Financial Group and MetaBankShelly Schneekloth is the Executive Vice President and Head of Technology & Operations of Meta Financial Group, Inc. and MetaBank. Before joining the Company on November 13, 2017, she was a business line executive at FIS from May 2012 until October 2017, where from May 2012 until January 2015, she was the Vice President of Operations of FIS’ Prepaid Processing Division, and from January 2015 to October 2017 she was the General Manager of the Prepaid Processing Division. She received a BBA in International Business and Finance from James Madison University and an MBA from Virginia Tech.
Brent TurnerEVP and Head of Consumer Lending of Meta Financial Group and MetaBankBrent Turner has more than 28 years of experience in financial services, including roles as an entrepreneur in banking, consumer lending and technology companies. In his professional career, Mr. Turner has held senior level positions in large organizations. He has also built businesses from startup to a national scale. Most notable of his businesses was Specialty Consumer Services, which became part of Meta in 2016. Mr. Turner's expertise in consumer finance provides a powerful platform to grow new ideas and create value from existing partnerships.