Green Dot appoints William I Jacobs as chairman
Mr. Jacobs has served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Global Payments, Inc., a payment processing services company, since June 2014. He 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. ■