Board of Directors

  • J. Tyler Haahr

    J. Tyler Haahr

    Chairman of the Board and CEO of Meta Financial Group and MetaBank
    J. 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.
    Chairman of the Board
  • Douglas J. Hajek

    Douglas J. Hajek

    Director

    Douglas J. Hajek is a member of the Board of Directors of Meta Financial Group, Inc. and MetaBank. He is a practicing lawyer with thirty years of experience and is a partner in the law firm of Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP. Previously, Hajek held management positions in commercial banking at U.S. Bank and two independent banks. Hajek serves as vice chair of the South Dakota Building Authority and is a member of the Finance Council of the Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls. Hajek graduated from South Dakota State University (B.S.), the University of Northern Colorado (M.A.), and the University of South Dakota School of Law. Hajek is a member of the Compensation and Nominating Committees.

  • Brad Hanson

    Brad Hanson

    President of Meta Financial Group, MetaBank and Meta Payment Systems
    Brad 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 Herrick

    Glen Herrick

    EVP 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.
  • Elizabeth G. Hoople

    Elizabeth G. Hoople

    Director

    Elizabeth G. Hoople is a member of the Board of Directors of Meta Financial Group, Inc. and MetaBank. Hoople currently works as a financial services consultant with Bank On Marketing, a consulting firm she formed in March 2013, specializing in business strategy, marketing and payments product development. Until March 2013, she served as head of marketing for Wells Fargo for 15 years and holds several patents for developing “My Spending Report,” an online personal financial and budgeting tool for wellsfargo.com. Hoople previously held management positions with Providian Financial and also with Citigroup, at which she introduced the world’s first major Photocard product. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Bowling Green State University in Ohio. Hoople is a member of the Audit and Compensation Committees and serves as Chairperson of the Nominating Committee.

  • Frederick V. Moore

    Frederick V. Moore

    Director

    Frederick V. Moore is the Lead Director and Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Meta Financial Group, Inc. and MetaBank. Moore has served as an Executive Search Consultant with AGB Search since July 2017. Moore served as President of Buena Vista University in Storm Lake, Iowa from 1995 until June 2017, when he was named President Emeritus. Moore is an attorney who holds a J.D. with Honors, M.B.A. and B.A. degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He worked in corporate America as a strategic planner, financial analyst, and marketing executive. Moore is a member of the Audit and Nominating Committees and serves as the Chairperson of the Compensation Committee.

    Vice-Chair of the Board
    Lead Director
  • Becky S. Shulman

    Becky S. Shulman

    Director
    Becky S. Shulman is a member of the Board of Directors of Meta Financial Group, Inc. and MetaBank. Shulman is the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operations Officer of Card Compliant, LLC, a compliance specialty company serving the prepaid and stored value card industry, headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri. Prior to joining Card Compliant in 2012, Shulman held several executive positions in the financial services and tax industries, including CFO and Treasurer of H&R Block, Inc. and Deputy CFO of LPL Financial. She also served on the Board of Directors of H&R Block Bank from 2009 until its sale in 2015 and previously held the position of Chief Investment Officer of U.S. Central Credit Union. Shulman graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a B.S. degree in Computer Management and received her MBA from the University of Illinois. Shulman is a member of the Audit, Compensation and Nominating Committees.
  • Kendall E. Stork

    Kendall E. Stork

    Director

    Kendall E. Stork is a member of the Board of Directors of Meta Financial Group, Inc. and MetaBank. In 2016, Stork retired as Sioux Falls Site President for Citibank, a position he held for 17 years. He was previously the President and CEO of Citibank, South Dakota where he served for 12 years as a Board Member, seven of those as Chair. Stork graduated from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln with a Bachelor’s degree in Business with an emphasis in Accounting. He is a member of the Compensation and Nominating Committees and serves as Chairperson of the Audit Committee.