Prepaid card king Green Dot has ankled William Jacobs as Chairman of the Board of Directors. Jacobs has served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Global Payments, a payment processing services company, since June 2014.
Jacobs also served as Lead Independent Director of that company and as one of its business advisors since August 2002.
Prior to joining Global Payments, Mr. Jacobs served as Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of The New Power Company.
From 1995 to 2000, Mr. Jacobs served in various senior roles at MasterCard International.
Prior to MasterCard, Mr. Jacobs served as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer of Financial Security Assurance, Inc., from 1984 to 1994.
Mr. Jacobs previously served on the board of directors of Asset Acceptance Capital Corp., Investment Technology Group, Inc., and Alpharma, Inc..
He holds a B.S. degree in business administration from The American University and a J.D. from The Washington College of Law of The American University.
He also previously served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees at American University.
Green Dot is also a leader in mobile technology and mobile banking with its award-winning GoBank mobile checking account and a top 20 debit card issuer among all banks and credit unions in the country.
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