Executive Leadership Team

  • W. Alexander Holmes

    W. Alexander Holmes

    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

    W. Alexander Holmes

    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

    Alex Holmes has been the Chairman and CEO of MoneyGram International, Inc. since January 2016. MoneyGram is the leader in cross-border P2P payments and money transfers with over 80% global brand awareness and a presence in over 200 countries and territories. Under his leadership, MoneyGram has embarked on a digital transformation and customer-centric shift to lead the evolution of digital P2P payments.

    Over the last four years, Holmes has led strategic initiatives to completely overhaul the company’s legacy technology systems, build a direct-to-consumer digital channel, invest in international market expansion, develop the world’s best compliance engine, and modernize the operating model to streamline and digitize the organization.

    Today, Holmes is leading the next iteration of the MoneyGram journey to leverage its modern, mobile, and API-driven platform and collaborate with the world's leading brands to serve millions of people each year through both its walk-in business and its direct-to-consumer digital business. He and his leadership team are also focused on building the business model of the future and developing new revenue streams to build the next growth engine for the company.

    Holmes joined MoneyGram in 2009 as Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy & Investor Relations. In 2012, he advanced to the role of Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer. He then added the responsibilities of Chief Operating Officer in 2014 before being named the CEO in January 2016.

    Prior to MoneyGram, Holmes spent almost nine years at First Data Corporation where he held a variety of positions including Chief of Staff to the CEO, Head of Investor Relations, Senior Vice President of Global Sourcing & Strategic Initiatives, and Regional Director of [the] Benelux region for Western Union.

    Outside of work, Holmes serves on the University of Colorado Leeds School of Business Board of Alumni & Friends and is on the board of Vogel Alcove, a non-profit organization with a mission to help young children overcome the lasting and traumatic effects of homelessness. He is also a member of LoneStar Young Presidents Organization.

  • Hilary Jackson

    Hilary Jackson

    Chief Operating Officer

    Hilary Jackson

    Chief Operating Officer

    Hilary Jackson was named MoneyGram’s Chief Operating Officer in April 2021. In this role, Jackson leads the Company’s global operational units as well as the product, information technology and cyber security functions. 

    Most recently, Jackson served as Chief Operating Officer for Selene Holdings and its subsidiaries. Her experience and leadership have been focused on delivering compliant and efficient operations, providing outstanding customer and client experiences, and driving profitable revenue growth. Prior to joining Selene, Jackson held multiple executive roles at Capital One, including Head of Technology for Top of House Products within Capital One’s Financial Services division, and Head of Home Loans Servicing.  
     
    Jackson also spent 12 years at Bank of America, where she provided executive leadership in the mortgage lines of business. Within mortgage servicing, she led risk assessment and analytics, horizontal business controls, business transformation, strategic implementation, program management, and loss mitigation operations. She held executive leadership roles within the mortgage originations and sales organizations. Jackson started her career as a financial analyst with a nationwide medical practice management company.  
     
    Jackson holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Texas A&M University – Commerce and a Master of Business Administration degree from Texas Tech University. She is an active community leader with the Junior League of Collin County, and has served as a board member for Communities in Schools in the Dallas Region.

  • Larry Angelilli

    Larry Angelilli

    Chief Financial Officer

    Larry Angelilli

    Chief Financial Officer

    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.

    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.

    Angelilli holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Detroit and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Wayne State University.

  • Grant Lines

    Grant Lines

    Chief Revenue Officer

    Grant Lines

    Chief Revenue Officer

    Grant Lines was named MoneyGram’s Chief Revenue Officer in January 2018 after serving as the company’s chief revenue officer for the AMEAP, Russia and CIS regions for three years.

    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.

  • Andres  Villareal

    Andres Villareal

    Chief Compliance Officer

    Andres Villareal

    Chief Compliance Officer

    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.

  • Robert L. Villaseñor

    Robert L. Villaseñor

    General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Chief Administrative Officer

    Robert L. Villaseñor

    General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Chief Administrative Officer

    Robert L. Villaseñor has served as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary since January 2020 and had served as interim General Counsel and Corporate Secretary from October 2019 to January 2020. He was appointed Chief Administrative Officer in February 2021.

    Villaseñor joined MoneyGram International, Inc. in July 2018 as Associate General Counsel, Corporate & Securities and Assistant Secretary. In that role he oversaw the Corporate Securities and M&A legal function for the Company. Villaseñor has over 20 years of experience representing public companies on a broad range of legal issues including public reporting, lending and capital markets transactions, mergers and acquisitions, investments and various commercial matters.

    Most recently, Villaseñor worked in the Corporate & Securities Group at Starbucks Corporation from 2012 to 2018. Prior to Starbucks he served as the chief corporate & securities attorney at two other public companies. He began his career in private practice at the law firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP working in the areas of mergers and acquisitions and capital markets.

    Villaseñor holds a J.D., cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School and a B.A. with Honors in Political Science from the University of Texas at El Paso. He served in the United States Naval Reserve from 1992-2000.

  • anna greenwald

    Anna Greenwald

    Chief Readiness Officer

    Anna Greenwald

    Chief Readiness Officer

    Anna Greenwald was named Chief Readiness Officer in March 2021. In this role, she leads global go-to-market strategy; agent network oversight and engagement; and global regulatory exam readiness. 

    Since joining MoneyGram in July 2011, Greenwald has held positions in Product, Technology, and Operations. In each role, her focus has been on delivering strategic change and transforming the business to better serve our customers and agents. Prior to MoneyGram, she worked for Boston Scientific, Qumu, and otherleading technology companies. She led business model transformation, global expansion initiatives, managed merger activities, and oversaw compliance remediation efforts.

    Greenwald holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Colorado, a Master of Science from Metropolitan State University, and a Bachelor of Science from Minnesota State University.
     

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