Metris Companies Inc., one of the fastest growing direct marketing companies in the nation, has announced the promotion of two key executives.
Named executive vice presidents are Joe Hoffman, consumer credit marketing; and David Reak, risk management, recovery and collections. Both have been with Metris as senior vice presidents.
Hoffman joined Metris as senior vice president of consumer credit marketing in 1998. He previously held key management positions at Advanta and Citibank. He earned B.A. and M.B.A. degrees at Loyola College in Baltimore.
Reak joined Metris in 1995 as vice president of risk management. He assumed responsibility for recovery in 1998 and collections in 1999. He previously held key management positions at American Express. He earned a B.S. degree in business administration at the State University of New York at Brockport.
“Dave and Joe are strong leaders with keen understanding of our business,” said Ronald N. Zebeck, president and chief executive officer. “Their substantial contributions are helping to drive Metris’ continued growth.”
Metris Companies Inc. is an information-based direct marketer of consumer credit products and fee-based services primarily to moderate income consumers. Based in St. Louis Park, Minnesota, Metris also has operations in Phoenix, Ariz.; Jacksonville, Fla.; Champaign, Ill.; Baltimore, Md.; and Tulsa, Okla. Metris employs more than 3,000 people.
Visit Metris on the Internet at [www.metriscompanies.com].