Executive Leadership Team
Alex Holmes has served as CEO of MoneyGram International since January of 2016, and was appointed chairman of the board of directors in February 2018. He previously served 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. Holmes joined MoneyGram International in 2009 as senior vice president for corporate strategy and investor relations.
Prior to MoneyGram, Holmes spent almost nine years at First Data Corporation and Western Union where he gained extensive experience in global financial services and in-depth expertise in the money transfer and payments industries. While at First Data, 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. His career began at the University of Colorado where he worked as a financial systems project lead in the systems administration office.
Mr. Holmes serves on the board of directors of MoneyGram International and on the board of directors of the MoneyGram Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on education. He also serves on the University of Colorado Leeds School of Business board of alumni and 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. Holmes is a member of LoneStar YPO.
Holmes is a graduate of the University of Colorado, where he earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration & 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.
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.
Mr. 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.
Grant A. Lines has served as Chief Revenue Officer since January 2018. Prior to that, he served as Chief Revenue Officer, Africa, Middle East, Asia Pacific, Russia and CIS from February 2015 until January 2018. 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.
Kamila Chytil was named Chief Operating Officer in October 2019. She served as the Chief Global Operations Officer at MoneyGram International from May 2016 to October 2019, where she led all of MoneyGram’s global operational units as well as the product, strategy, information technology and cyber security functions. As Chief Operating Officer, she expanded these responsibilities to include global marketing and global digital revenue.
Chytil joined MoneyGram International in 2015 as Senior Vice President of Key Partnerships and Payments, where she led the U.S. and Canada teams in building and growing relationships with MoneyGram’s largest partners. Additionally, she assumed revenue responsibilities for MoneyGram online and the Caribbean region.
Prior to MoneyGram, Chytil spent 11 years at FIS serving in multiple operational, analytics and risk management roles focusing on traditional financial services as well as retail and underbanked focused financial products. She concluded her tenure at FIS as Senior Vice Present 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.
She resides in Dallas, Texas with her husband and their two sons.