President, Meta Financial Group and MetaBank
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.