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MetaBank is led by experienced industry professionals who have a hand in every aspect of the business – from the day-to-day operations of the bank branches to the molding of the financial industry, offering up their expertise in the nation’s capital.

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Brad Hanson
President and CEO, 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 and CEO 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.

"One of my goals in life has been to help provide opportunities for millions of people who do not have access to the kinds of financial products and services that many of us take for granted. Meta is committed to supporting financial literacy and products that help move people toward financial freedom."

Brad Hanson - President of MetaBank and Meta Payment Systems