Alex Holmes was named MoneyGram’s Chief Executive Officer in January 2016 after serving as executive vice president, chief financial officer and chief operating officer since February 2014 and executive vice president and chief financial officer since March 2012.
He joined MoneyGram International in 2009 as senior vice president for Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations. In this role, he directed MoneyGram's business development, investor relations and strategic partnership activities.
Before joining MoneyGram, Holmes spent nine years at First Data and Western Union and has extensive experience in global financial services with in-depth experience in the money transfer and payments industries. While at First Data Corporation, Holmes held a variety of positions including chief of staff to the CEO, head of investor relations and senior vice president of global sourcing & strategic initiatives.
He is a graduate of the University of Colorado where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Accounting and a Master of Science in Information Technology.
Larry Angelilli was named Chief Financial Officer in January 2016. As the company's principal financial officer, he oversees all finance, accounting and treasury related functions including investor relations.
Mr. Angelilli joined MoneyGram in August 2011 as Senior Vice President, Treasurer, bringing more than 30 years of financial services and treasury experience to the company. In that role he was responsible for MoneyGram's global banking and treasury operations and leading the company's corporate finance functions.
Prior to MoneyGram, he was Director, Underwriting for Hudson Advisors/Lone Star Funds where he was responsible for the underwriting of private equity acquisitions related to financial asset pools, and distressed financial institutions. From 1998 to 2009, Angelilli was Senior Vice President, Finance at Centex Corporation. His professional experience also includes tenures with NationsBank Corporation, Chrysler Financial Corporation and The National Bank of Detroit.
Mr. Angelilli holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Detroit and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Wayne State. University.
Wayne F. McGurk was named executive vice president, Chief Information Officer in December 2015. As the MoneyGram’s CIO, he is responsible for oversight of all information technology activities along with the Compliance Enhancement Program. McGurk joined MoneyGram in 2013 from First Data Corporation, where he served as vice president leading the global demand management team.
Over his nine years at First Data, McGurk successfully optimized technology solutions and led teams to deliver innovative platforms for global financial services companies, including integrating security programs and building valuable reporting and metrics. In addition, he led IT demand management and software development lifecycles as well as streamlined vendor management, resulting in higher efficiencies and overall lower costs. Prior to his tenure at First Data Corporation, McGurk had nearly 14 years of management experience with retail, software and IT strategy consultant companies.
McGurk began his career as an assistant police chief in the U.S. Army, after graduating from the United States Army Military Academy at West Point with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering.
Juan Agualimpia has served as executive vice president, business development and chief marketing officer since February 2015. Agualimpia joined MoneyGram International in March 2010 to lead MoneyGram's global branding and marketing strategy. He brings to MoneyGram 20 years of leadership experience in marketing, brand management, customer relationship management and product development. Most recently, he spent five years with Newell Rubbermaid where he was vice president and general manager for the Art & Coloring Global Business Unit. His tenure with global consumer companies includes roles managing brands such as Listerine, Lubriderm, Schick, Trident, Halls, Clorox, Lysol, Woolite and Sharpie. Agualimpia holds a master's of business administration in marketing and finance from F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College and a bachelor's in business administration from Universidad ICESI in Cali, Colombia
Steven Piano has served as executive vice president, human resources since August 2009. Piano is responsible for all activities related to attracting, developing, motivating and retaining our diverse worldwide work force. He brings to MoneyGram more than 20 years of global human resources experience, most recently from National Grid, a multi-national utility company in Brooklyn, N.Y., where he served as the global lead partner responsible for all human resources activities for the global gas distribution, electricity generation and distribution businesses. Prior to that, he spent several years at First Data Corporation, a global electronic payment processing company with 28,000 employees worldwide, most recently as senior vice president of human resources for their international segment. Piano earned a bachelor's degree of business administration from the Hofstra University School of Business in Long Island, N.Y.
Andres Villareal was named MoneyGram’s Chief Compliance Officer in March 2016. He joined the company in April 2015 as senior vice president and deputy chief compliance officer. Villareal leads MoneyGram's global compliance efforts addressing federal, state and international laws.
Prior to joining MoneyGram, he spent more than 25 years serving in various compliance, legal and business roles in a variety of industries including financial services, banking and insurance. Villareal served as managing director at Citigroup, where he was global head of compliance for Citi Commercial Bank, and previously was chief compliance officer for Citi Assurance Services, a captive credit insurance company.
Villareal earned his J.D. from The University of Texas at Austin. He also is a graduate of the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor where he earned a bachelor’s degree in economics. Villareal serves on the board of directors for Girls Incorporated of Metropolitan Dallas, and is a member of the North Texas Ethics and Compliance Council.
Aaron Henry has served as executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary since August 2012 and previously served as interim general counsel from July 2012 to August 2012. He joined MoneyGram International in January 2011 as senior vice president, assistant general counsel, global regulatory and privacy officer. His in-depth industry experience, knowledge of MoneyGram, and intimate dealings with regulatory issues are integral to Henry's leadership of MoneyGram's broad legal initiatives. Prior to MoneyGram, he acquired deep industry knowledge during his 12 years of legal experience in the global money transfer industry with Western Union. At Western Union, Henry served as assistant general counsel and provided counsel on money transfer, money order, prepaid and stored value offerings, online money transfer, new products and marketing for the Americas business. In addition, he provided legal counsel worldwide for data protection, privacy and information security issues. During his tenure, Henry worked in France, Ireland and Colorado. Henry holds a J.D. from The George Washington University Law School.
Grant Lines has served as Chief Revenue Officer – AMEAP, Russia and CIS, business development since February 2015. Lines joined MoneyGram as senior vice president, Asia Pacific, South Asia and Middle East in February 2013. Prior to that, Lines served as general manager of Black Label Solutions, a leading developer and supplier of computerized retail Point of Sale systems from May 2011 to December 2012. His previous experience also includes several leadership roles at First Data Corporation, a global payment processing company, most recently as managing director of First Data Corporation's ANZ business September 2008 to February 2011. Lines also served as senior vice president of First Data's Strategic Business Development and general manager of ASEAN, establishing Asian operations in Singapore from June 2004 to August 2008, and senior vice president with sales and marketing responsibilities in Australia and New Zealand from October 2000 to May 2004.
Peter Ohser has served as Chief Revenue Officer – Americas & Europe, business development since February 2015. Ohser previously served as executive vice president, U.S. and Canada and vice president, independent retail channels and outbound corridors. Since joining MoneyGram in January 2001, Ohser has served in several leadership roles ranging from strategic planning, risk analysis, payments, sales and marketing, and general management. Pete has consistently demonstrated strong leadership, a keen understanding of the money transfer business, and the ability to develop great relationships with key agents. Prior to MoneyGram, Pete served in various finance roles within the mortgage and consumer finance industry. He holds a bachelor's in business administration from Roger Williams University and a master's in business administration from the University of Minnesota.
Kamila Chytil was named MoneyGram’s Chief Global Operations Officer in May 2016. As the company’s operations lead, she is responsible for all of MoneyGram’s operational units including global servicing, partner integrations, financial paper products, contact centers and strategic operations functions.
She joined MoneyGram International in May 2015 as senior vice president of key partnerships and payments. In that role, she led the U.S. and Canada Key Partnerships and Payments teams, who build and nurture relationships with MoneyGram’s largest partners. During 2015 Chytil also assumed revenue responsibilities for official paper products, MoneyGram online and the Caribbean region, rounding out her familiarity with various aspects of the company’s products and customers.
Before joining MoneyGram, Chytil spent 11 years at FIS serving in multiple risk management, analytics and operational roles focusing on traditional financial services as well as retail and underbanked focused financial products. Her most recent position at FIS was senior vice president and general manager of retail payments where she was responsible for e-commerce, check cashing and retail payments.
Chytil holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Florida and a Bachelor of Science in International Business and Finance from the University of Tampa.