CURO Announces Gillian Van Schaick and Elizabeth Webster Joining Board of Directors
CURO Group Holdings Corp. (NYSE: CURO) (“CURO” or the
“Company”), a market leader in providing short-term credit to
underbanked consumers, today announced the addition of two new
independent directors to its Board of Directors effective July 22,
2019. Gillian Van Schaick, a risk management executive and chief
compliance officer with more than 30 years of experience in the
financial services industry, most recently served as Executive Vice
President and Head of US Regulatory Compliance at HBSC. Elizabeth
Webster, a human resources executive with more than 25 years of
experience, recently retired as Executive Vice President, Head of
Human Resources from TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank, a
member of TD Bank Group and a subsidiary of The Toronto-Dominion
Bank of Toronto, Canada NA (NYSE: TD). Ms. Van Schaick will serve
as a member of the Audit Committee and Ms. Webster will serve as a
member of the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors.
“We are thrilled to have Gillian and Beth join our Board.
Gillian’s extensive experience in the financial services industry
coupled with her deep experience in compliance and risk management
will enrich our dialogue and practices around these issues,” said
Don Gayhardt, CURO’s President and CEO. “In addition, attracting,
developing and retaining the best people is critical to our
continued success. Beth has a proven history of leading human
capital organizations to implement innovative solutions to drive
employee engagement and success. We look forward to both Gillian’s
and Beth’s wealth of knowledge and guidance as we continue to
execute on our long-term growth strategy.”
Prior to her tenure at HBSC, a multinational banking and
financial services holding company, Ms.Van Schaick served in a
variety of leadership positions at JPMorgan Chase for 25 years,
including SVP and Chief Compliance Officer for its Retail Financial
Services, Treasury and Security Services and Commercial Banking
divisions. Earlier in her career, Ms. Van Schaick spent several
years as Vice President at Goldman Sachs & Co. in its
Operations, Technology and Finance Division. Ms. Van Schaick is
involved in her community, serving as vice-chair of the board of
trustees of the Loyola School, an independent high school in New
York City, and as trustee of the Pound Ridge Historical Society.
Ms. Van Schaick holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University
and a BS in Mathematics and French from Georgetown University. Ms.
Van Schaick is also a graduate of the ABA Compliance School and ABA
Graduate Compliance School.
Prior to leading the human resources function at TD Bank, Ms.
Webster served as Citigroup, Inc.’s Senior Human Resources Officer
and Managing Director for the Global Consumer Bank. Prior to that
time, she held both business and human resources roles of
increasing responsibility at FMR LLC (Fidelity), most recently
serving as EVP, Human Resources for Fidelity Brokerage Company and
then EVP, Human Resources for Fidelity Human Resources Services.
Ms. Webster began her career as a Partner at Harbridge House Inc.,
a training and development consulting firm. Ms. Webster holds an
MBA from Carroll School, Boston College and a BS in Education and
Psychology from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell.
CURO (NYSE: CURO), operating in two countries and powered by its
fully integrated technology platform, is a market leader in
providing short-term credit to underbanked consumers. In 1997, the
Company was founded in Riverside, California by three Wichita,
Kansas childhood friends to meet the growing consumer need for
short-term loans. Their success led to opening stores across the
United States and expanded to offer online loans and financial
services across the United States and Canada. Today, CURO combines
its market expertise with a fully integrated technology platform,
omni-channel approach and advanced credit decisioning to provide an
array of short-term credit products across all mediums. CURO
operates under a number of brands including Speedy Cash®, Rapid
Cash®, Cash Money®, LendDirect®, Avio Credit®, Opt+® and Revolve
Finance®. With over 20 years of operating experience, CURO provides
financial freedom to the underbanked.
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