Green Dot Appoints Michael Meston as Chief Human Resources Officer

Feb 26, 2024

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 26, 2024-- Green Dot Corporation (NYSE: GDOT), a leading digital bank and fintech powering consumers and businesses with seamless banking and payment solutions, today announced the appointment of Michael Meston as Chief Human Resources Officer. Meston will play a key role in the company’s evolution as a performance-driven platform company that now operates primarily in a remote “work from anywhere” model. He will report directly to Chief Executive Officer George Gresham.

“Michael is a proven human resources leader with the right experience in organizational change and talent development to help lead Green Dot as we build a workforce committed to seamlessly connecting more people and businesses to their money,” said George Gresham, Chief Executive Officer, Green Dot Corporation. “Our team will benefit tremendously from Michael’s experience supporting large, diverse organizations through periods of change, stability and growth.”

Prior to joining Green Dot, Meston was vice president and head of human resources for the BNANO group at Bruker Corporation, a global provider of life science research and diagnostic solutions. Prior to Bruker Corporation, Meston held senior human resources roles at Dexcom, Western Digital and Intel across the United States and Asia.

“Green Dot is enabling a generational shift in how consumers and businesses are accessing and utilizing financial services, and I am excited to contribute to that vision,” said Meston. “I look forward to partnering with the leadership team to achieve sustainable growth and profitability by fostering a best-in-class remote work culture that yields a highly engaged, innovative workforce.”

Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Green Dot has operated in a mostly remote “work from anywhere” model in the U.S. since 2020 in order to attract top talent aligned with its mission and values and maximize the benefits of remote work for employees. Having recently completed a comprehensive, multi-year processor conversion to transform the company into a more efficient, nimble and powerful platform company, Green Dot is now focused on operational excellence and growth. The company recently announced the addition of several new banking-as-a-service (BaaS) partners including Dayforce, Stockpile, Credibly and others.

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About Green Dot

Green Dot Corporation (NYSE: GDOT) is a financial technology and registered bank holding company committed to giving all people the power to bank seamlessly, affordably, and with confidence. Green Dot’s technology platform enables it to build products and features that address the most pressing financial challenges of consumers and businesses, transforming the way they manage and move money and making financial empowerment more accessible for all.

Green Dot offers a broad set of financial services to consumers and businesses including debit, checking, credit, prepaid, and payroll cards, as well as robust money processing services, tax refunds, cash deposits and disbursements. Its flagship digital banking platform GO2bank offers consumers simple and accessible mobile banking designed to help improve financial health over time. The company’s banking platform services business enables a growing list of the world’s largest and most trusted consumer and technology brands to deploy customized, seamless, value-driven money management solutions for their customers.

Founded in 1999, Green Dot has served more than 33 million customers directly and many millions more through its partners. The Green Dot Network of more than 90,000 retail distribution locations nationwide, more than all remaining bank branches in the U.S. combined, enables it to operate primarily as a “branchless bank.” Green Dot Bank is a subsidiary of Green Dot Corporation and member of the FDIC1. For more information about Green Dot’s products and services, please visit

1 Green Dot Bank also operates under the following registered trade names: GO2bank, GoBank and Bonneville Bank. All of these registered trade names are used by, and refer to, a single FDIC-insured bank, Green Dot Bank. Deposits under any of these trade names are deposits with Green Dot Bank and are aggregated for deposit insurance coverage up to the allowable limits.

Alison Lubert

Source: Green Dot Corporation