George Gresham CEO and President George Gresham CEO and President

Green Dot Appoints George Gresham as CEO and President

Green Dot Corporation Appoints George Gresham as Chief Executive Officer and President

Oct. 17, 2022 – Green Dot Corporation (NYSE: GDOT), a digital bank and fintech powering consumers and businesses with seamless banking and payment tools, announced today that George Gresham, who has served as Green Dot’s Chief Financial and Operating Officer and as a member of the Board of Directors since October 2021, has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer and President, effective as of October 14, 2022. Mr. Gresham succeeds Dan R. Henry, who was terminated as Chief Executive Officer and President of Green Dot and resigned as a member of Green Dot’s Board of Directors, effective the same date. Mr. Gresham will continue to serve as a member of the Board.

Mr. Gresham has extensive leadership experience at Green Dot and significant operational and financial expertise. Most recently, Mr. Gresham has served as Green Dot’s Chief Financial and Operating Officer and as a member of Green Dot’s Board of Directors since October 2021. He also previously served on Green Dot’s Board of Directors from May 2016 to May 2019.

“I look forward to continuing to work closely with the Green Dot Board and management team to advance our objectives – enhancing shareholder value and building Green Dot into one of the leading fintech companies with a digital bank,” said Mr. Gresham. “Green Dot has market-leading capabilities and tremendous potential for further growth, and I am confident in our team’s ability to continue to innovate and provide our clients with sophisticated banking and payment solutions.”

“The Board is confident that George is the right person to lead Green Dot through its next phase of growth, and we are grateful to have a proven leader of George’s caliber and experience to step into the role of Chief Executive,” said William I Jacobs, Chairman of the Board of Directors. “As Green Dot’s Chief Financial and Operating Officer and a member of the Board, George has deep experience with Green Dot and its strategy and an appreciation for the strengths of its dedicated team members.”

A veteran payments and fintech executive, Mr. Gresham was Chief Financial Officer at NetSpend Holdings from 2010 to 2013; Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President at Global Cash Access (GCA Holdings, Inc.), a multinational, publicly traded payments company specializing in merchant payment processing solutions in the gaming industry, from 2008 to 2010; and Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer at EFD (eFunds Corporation, which was ultimately sold to FIS) from 2002 through 2007. Mr. Gresham has also served on the Board of EML Payments, a multi-national provider of GPR, gift, payroll and other payment solutions, from April 2020 to August 2021. From July 2013 to October 2021, Mr. Gresham served as owner and Chief Executive Officer of Granite Reef Advisers, Inc., an advisory firm focused on providing third-party assistance in acquisition target evaluation and execution, and as a director from May 2016 until May 2019. Since March 2017, Mr. Gresham has served as Co-Founder and as a member of the board of directors of Dama Technologies. A graduate of Northern Arizona University with a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy, Gresham received his MBA at the Thunderbird School of Global Management in 2006.

Mr. Gresham will continue to serve as Chief Financial and Operating Officer on an interim basis until a successor is appointed.

Separately, Green Dot currently expects that its preliminary financial results for Q3 2022 will be at or near the high end of the guidance ranges it previously communicated in connection with its Q2 2022 earnings release on August 4, 2022.

About Green Dot

Green Dot Corporation (NYSE: GDOT) is a financial technology and 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 digital bank GO2bank offers consumers simple and accessible mobile banking designed to help improve financial health over time. The company’s banking platform services (or “BaaS”) 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 powered more than 33 million accounts 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 FDIC. For more information about Green Dot’s products and services, please visit