Officers & Directors
J. Tyler Haahr – Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of
Meta Financial Group and MetaBank. Meta Financial Group and its affiliates have
employed Mr. Haahr since March 1997. Previously, Mr. Haahr was a partner with the
law firm of Lewis and Roca LLP, Phoenix, Arizona. Mr. Haahr received his B.S. degree
with honors at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, South Dakota. Mr. Haahr
graduated with honors from the Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C.
Mr. Haahr serves on the Board of Directors of the Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce
and as the Treasurer and member of the Board of Directors of South Dakota Achieve.
Mr. Haahr is also past Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Sioux Falls YMCA.
Brad Hanson – Executive Vice President of Meta Financial Group and MetaBank, and
President of Meta Payment Systems®. Meta Financial Group and its affiliates
have employed Mr. Hanson since May 2004. Previously Mr. Hanson was senior vice president
at Bankfirst in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. During his career, he has served in numerous
banking, card industry, and technology-related capacities. Mr. Hanson received his
B.A. degree from the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, South Dakota.
E. Thurman Gaskill – Lead Director and Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of
Meta Financial Group and MetaBank. Mr. Gaskill has owned and operated a grain farming
operation located near Corwith, Iowa, since 1958. He has served as a commissioner
with the Iowa Department of Economic Development and also as a commissioner with
the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. Mr. Gaskill is the past president of both
the Iowa and National Corn Growers Associations, past chairman of the United States
Feed Grains Council, and has served in numerous other agriculture positions. Mr.
Gaskill served in the Iowa Senate from 1998-2008. Board committees: Chairman of
Compensation and Nominating Committees.
Frederick V. Moore – Member of the Board of Directors of Meta Financial Group and
MetaBank. Mr. Moore has served as President of Buena Vista University since 1995.
Mr. Moore is an attorney who holds J.D. with Honors, M.B.A. and B.A. degrees from
the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Mr. Moore has worked in corporate
America as a strategic planner, financial analyst, and marketing executive. Member
of Board Audit and Compliance Committees.
Rodney G. Muilenburg – Member of the Board of Directors of Meta Financial Group
and MetaBank. Mr. Muilenburg is a retired dairy specialist with Purina Mills, Inc.
Mr. Muilenburg received a B.A. degree in Biological Science from Northwestern College,
Orange City, Iowa; M.A. degree in secondary school education from Mankato State
University, Mankato, Minnesota; and a Specialist degree in secondary school administration
from Mankato State University, Mankato, Minnesota. Member of the Board Audit, Compensation,
and Nominating Committees.
Jeanne Partlow – Member of the Board of Directors of Meta Financial Group and MetaBank.
Mrs. Partlow retired in June 1998 as President of the Iowa Savings Bank Division
of First Federal Savings Bank of the Midwest (now MetaBank), located in Des Moines,
Iowa. She was President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairperson of the Board of
Iowa Savings Bank, F.S.B., from 1987 until the end of December 1995, when Iowa Savings
Bank was acquired by and became a division of First Federal Savings Bank of the
Midwest. Mrs. Partlow is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Federal
Home Loan Bank of Des Moines with over 30 years of bank management experience. Board
committees: Chairperson of the Audit Committee and member of the Compensation and
Troy Moore – Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, and member of the
Board of Directors of Meta Financial Group and MetaBank. Meta Financial Group and
its affiliates have employed Mr. Moore since March 1997. Mr. Moore previously served
as President of the bank’s Central Iowa market in Des Moines. Mr. Moore received
a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Iowa State University and graduated
from the University of Wisconsin Graduate School of Banking. Member of the Executive
Committee, Loan Committee, Board Loan Committee and Board Compliance Committee.
David W. Leedom – Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Meta Financial
Group and MetaBank. Mr. Leedom has been employed by Meta Financial Group and its
affiliates since January 2007 and was appointed Chief Financial Officer in October
2007. Mr. Leedom previously served as Senior Vice President of Portfolio Credit
and Business Analytics. Mr. Leedom received a Bachelor of Business Administration
in Accounting degree from the University of Iowa and is a certified public accountant
- inactive. Member of Executive Committee.