AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Green Dot Corporation (NYSE: GDOT), a digital bank and fintech providing consumers and businesses with seamless banking and payment tools, announced the appointment of Amy Pugh as General Counsel, effective of today. Amy joins Green Dot from Cross River Bank, where she served as Associate General Counsel supporting the fintech banking and digital assets teams.
“We are thrilled to welcome Amy and her deep experience and insights to the team,” said Dan Henry, CEO of Green Dot. “Amy is a proven and trusted leader with an outstanding track record in our industry, and she will play a critical role in facilitating and fueling our strategic initiatives while helping us mitigate risk and ensure compliance with all levels. »
Prior to her role at Cross River Bank, Amy served as Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Chief Compliance Officer at Ubiquity Global Services from 2015 to 2019. Previously (2014 to 2015) she was General Counsel and Chief compliance at Unirush. She was Vice President and General Counsel of Fifth Third Bank from 2007 to 2014.
“Green Dot presents compelling opportunity and potential given its strong history, diverse and differentiated asset set and renewed growth strategy,” said Amy. “I’m excited to join the team and help the company’s continued strategic transformation into a modern bank and fintech.”
About the green dot
Green Dot Corporation (NYSE: GDOT) is a financial technology and banking holding company committed to empowering everyone to bank seamlessly, affordably and with confidence. Green Dot’s technology platform enables it to create products and features that address consumers’ and businesses’ most pressing financial challenges, transforming the way they manage and move money and making financial empowerment more accessible to all.
Green Dot offers a wide range of consumer and business financial services, including debit, check, 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 services 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 personalized money management solutions , transparent and value-oriented for their customers.
Founded in 1999, Green Dot has directly funded more than 33 million accounts, and several million more through its partners. The Green Dot network of over 90,000 retail outlets nationwide, more than all of the remaining US bank branches combined, allows 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 on Green Dot products and services, please visit www.greendot.com.
1 Green Dot Bank also operates under the following registered trading 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 pooled for deposit insurance coverage up to permitted limits.