CASH & DIGITAL CURRENCY
SECURITY & COMPLIANCE
A. Lyle Elias
ATMIA Founding Director
The future of payments; interview with Brad Hanson, payments industry innovator
I recently had the honor of interviewing my friend Brad Hanson. Brad has more than 20 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 and MetaBank. He is a founding member of the Network Branded Prepaid Card Association and still serves in an advisory role on the board. Brad has been recognized as a Paybefore Industry Achievement Award winner and serves on the Advisory Board for the Gallup-HOPE Index, which studies and promotes financial literacy in our nation’s schools. (Read More)