Senior Management Team

  • Brad Hanson

    Brad Hanson

    President and CEO 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.

      • Sheree Thornsberry

        Sheree Thornsberry

        EVP 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 Schneekloth

          Shelly Schneekloth

          EVP and Head of Technology and Operations of Meta Financial Group and MetaBank
          Shelly 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.
          • Michael "Mick" Goik

            Michael "Mick" Goik

            EVP and Head of Commercial Finance of Meta Financial Group and MetaBank
            Michael “Mick” Goik is the Executive Vice President and Head of Commercial Finance of Meta Financial Group, Inc. and MetaBank. Prior to the Crestmark acquisition, Goik had served as Crestmark Bank’s President and Chief Operating Officer since April 2012. Prior to that, beginning in January 2003, he fulfilled various roles at Crestmark (including underwriter, credit officer, manager of the new business group and new product development manager) before being promoted to Director of Finance and Accounting for Crestmark in 2008. Before joining Crestmark, Goik worked for GE Capital and various other companies involved in the commercial finance products and services industry. He graduated with honors from Ferris State University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance.