Corporate Governance - Biography
|George W. Gresham|
George W. Gresham, 49, is the owner and Chief Executive Officer of Granite Reef Advisers, Inc., an advisory firm focused on providing third-party clients assistance in the evaluation and consideration of acquisition targets or in the executional efforts surrounding company dispositions, and has served in such capacities since July 2013. Mr. Gresham has also served on the Board of Directors and as Chairman of the Audit Committee of BluePay, Inc., a provider of technology-enabled merchant processing services, since July 2013. Mr. Gresham previously served on the Board of Directors and as Chairman of the Audit Committee of SterlingBackcheck, Inc., an international provider of background checks and employment screening services, from November 2014 to June 2015. From May 2010 through June 2013, Mr. Gresham served as the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of NetSpend Holdings, Inc. (formerly NASDAQ:NTSP)(“NetSpend”), a provider of general purpose reloadable prepaid accounts that was acquired by Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS). Prior to joining NetSpend, from February 2008 to May 2010, Mr. Gresham served as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Global Cash Access, Inc. (n/k/a Everi Holdings Inc. (NYSE:EVRI)), a provider of payment processing services. From May 2002 until October 2007, Mr. Gresham served as Chief Financial Officer, Chief Administrative Officer and Executive Vice President of eFunds Corporation (formerly NYSE:EFD), a company that specialized in the development and deployment of payment and payments-related technology. From 1991 through 2002, Mr. Gresham served in various positions with Deloitte LLP. Mr. Gresham earned a B.S. in Accountancy from Northern Arizona University and an M.B.A. from the Thunderbird School of Global Management.