Board of Directors


Board of Directors

Michael Buttshaw
Vice President of Ingredients Sales & Marketing
Michael Buttshaw has served as Vice President of Ingredients Sales and Marketing at MGP since December 2014. He previously spent four years as Vice President of Sales for the ingredient group at Southeastern Mills, Inc., Rome, Georgia. Just prior to that, Mr. Buttshaw was Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Penford Food Ingredients, Centennial, Colorado. This followed two years as Vice President of Sales and Business Development—specialty enzymes for DSM Food Specialties, Parsippany, New Jersey. From 1985 to 2008, Mr. Buttshaw was employed with Hormel Foods Corporation, Austin, Minnesota. He began there as a process engineer in quality assurance and later served in a series of technical and management positions at various locations in the U.S. In 1999, he was promoted to National Sales and Marketing Manager for Hormel's specialty products division.

Mr. Buttshaw is an active member of key industry and professional organizations, including the Institute of Food Technologists and Research Chef's Association. He received a bachelor of arts degree in education with an emphasis in mathematics from Gustavas Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minnesota, in 1985, and a MMI in management and marketing from the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management, Minneapolis, in 2002. He also completed executive training at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management in Chicago

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W. Alexander Holmes
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
W. Alexander

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
Chief Financial Officer
Larry Angelilli

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.

J. Coley Clark
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, BancTec, Inc.
J. Coley

J. Coley Clark has served as a director of MoneyGram International, Inc. since May 2010. Mr. Clark is also a director of Exela Technologies, Inc., a position he has held since December 2019, and currently chairs its Compensation Committee and serves on its Audit and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees.  Mr. Clark is the retired Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of BancTec, Inc., a global provider of document and payment processing solutions. Prior to his retirement in December 2016, he was Co-Chairman of the Board (from 2014 to December 2016) and Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of BancTec, Inc. (from September 2004 to2014). In 2004, Mr. Clark retired from Electronic Data Systems Corporation, or EDS, an outsourcing services company that was acquired by Hewlett-Packard in 2008, as Senior Vice President and head of the Financial and Transportation Industry Group. He joined EDS in1971 in the Systems Engineering Development Program and progressed through a variety of technical, sales and management roles related to the financial and insurance industries. He assumed responsibility for the Financial Industry Group in 1986 and was named a corporate officer in 1989. Mr. Clark was appointed a Senior Vice President in 1996 and served as a member of the Global Operations Council at EDS, which was the senior management group within the company. In addition, Mr. Clark served three years in the U.S. Army, attaining the rank of Captain, and served as a company commander in Europe and Southeast Asia.

Victor W. Dahir
Executive Vice President, Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer of Inovant LLC
Victor W. Dahir

Victor W. Dahir has been a director of MoneyGram International, Inc. since May2010. Mr. Dahir has a long and distinguished career in the financial services sector. He served as an Executive Vice President of Finance and Risk Operations at Visa, Inc. (formerly Visa U.S.A., Inc.) until 2005. Prior to this Mr. Dahir was an Executive Vice President of Finance & Administration and Chief Financial Officer of Inovant LLC, a subsidiary of Visa. He joined Visa, Inc. in 1984 as Director of Financial Planning and Budgeting for its subsidiary, Visa International. From 1991 until 2004, he served as the Chief Financial Officer of Visa, Inc. Prior to Visa, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Redwood Bank in San Francisco for six years. Prior to that, he spent two years as the Manager of Financial Planning and Capital Budgeting at Levi Strauss & Company in San Francisco and six years at Arthur Young & Company, Certified Public Accountants.

Dahir is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in California. He earned his Bachelor's Degree in Economics from Amherst College, and holds a Master of Business Administration from Harvard University.

Amb. Antonio O. Garza
Counsel, White & Case LLP
Amb. Antonio O. Garza

Ambassador Antonio O. Garza has been a member of the Board of Directors of MoneyGram International Inc. since 2012. Amb. Garza has served as Counsel in the Mexico City office of White & Case LLP, an international law firm, since 2009. He currently serves as a director of Kansas City Southern, a railroad company, and Chairman of the Board of Kansas City Southern de México, a subsidiary of Kansas City Southern. Amb. Garza serves on the Board of Trustees of Southern Methodist University. He served as a director of Basic Energy Services, Inc. from 2009 to 2016. From 2002 to 2009, Amb. Garza was the U.S. Ambassador to Mexico. Prior to that time, Amb. Garza served as chairman of the Texas Railroad Commission, having been elected to that statewide office in 1998. Amb. Garza is a former partner at Bracewell & Patterson LLP (now Bracewell) and served as Secretary of State of the State of Texas and Senior Policy Advisor to the Governor of the State of Texas from 1994 to 1997, and as Cameron County Judge from 1988 to 1994.

Chair of the Compliance and Ethics
Andres Villareal
Chief Compliance Officer
Andres  Villareal

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.  

Michael P. Rafferty
Michael Rafferty

Michael P. Rafferty joined MoneyGram in March 2016. Mr. Rafferty was a member of Ernst & Young LLP, a global public accounting firm, from 1975 until his retirement in 2013. Mr. Rafferty was admitted as a Partner of Ernst & Young LLP in 1988 and served as the Audit Practice Leader for the Southwest Region from 2004 until 2013. During his career with Ernst & Young LLP, he primarily served clients in the financial services and healthcare industries. Mr. Rafferty currently serves as a director and chairman of the audit committee of Triumph Bancorp, Inc., a financial holding company with a diversified line of community banking, commercial finance and asset management activities. Mr. Rafferty is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in Texas.

Member of the Compliance and Ethics
Robert L. Villaseñor
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
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Robert L. Villaseñor has served as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary since January 2020, and served as Interim General Counsel and Corporate Secretary since October 2019. Mr. 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. Mr. 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, Mr. 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 working in the areas of mergers & acquisitions and capital markets.  
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 Lines
Chief Revenue Officer
Grant Lines

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.

W. Bruce Turner
Chief Executive Officer of Lottomatica S.p.A., retired
W. Bruce Turner

W. Bruce Turner joined MoneyGram International as a director in May 2010. Mr. Turner served as the Chief Executive Officer of Lottomatica Group S.p.A. (a/k/a, Lottomatica SpA), a global lottery operations and technology service company, from 2006 to 2008, where he also acted as its General Manager. From 2002 to 2006, he served as Chief Executive Officer, as well as other executive roles, of GTECH Holdings Corporation, a global technology services company in the government regulated lottery industry, and now a subsidiary of Lottomatica. From 2001 to 2002, Mr. Turner served as Chairman of GTECH and from 2000 to 2001, he served as Chairman and Acting Chief Executive Officer

Prior to joining GTECH, Mr. Turner was the Managing Director, Gaming Equity Research, of Salomon Smith Barney Inc. from 1993 to 1999. Prior to this role, he served as the Director of Leisure Equity Research with Raymond James & Associates, and served as a Supervisor of Customer Relations for Tampa Electric Company. Prior to entering the private sector, he served as a Field Artillery Officer in the United States Army.

Mr. Turner is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He also received a Master of Arts in Management and Supervision from Central Michigan University and a Masters in Business Administration degree from the University of Tampa in Tampa, Florida.

Member of the Compliance and Ethics
Peggy Vaughan
Global Consulting Services Leader of International Business Machines, retired
Peggy Vaughan

Peggy Vaughan was appointed to the MoneyGram International Board of Directors in February 2014. Ms. Vaughan currently advises portfolio companies in technology, life sciences, consumer goods, financial services and media industries, and also serves on the advisory committee for TWV Capital Management, LLC. Ms. Vaughn served as a Director of APQC Consulting Group, Inc. and as Member of Portfolio Advisory Board at Texas Women Ventures. Vaughan brings to the MGI board more than 25 years consulting experience leading large-scale, operational improvement, restructuring, technology and change management engagements. Vaughn began her consulting career at PriceWaterHouseCooper (PWC) and became a partner in 1988. While at PWC, Vaughn led many high-profile initiatives including the US Services Industry, the Americas SAP Practice and the Global Supply Chain Practice. Additionally, Vaughan served as an elected member of the PWC US Board of Partners and PWC Global Board of Directors. Following her role at PWS, Vaughan served on the Global Management Board for IBM, successfully launching top-performing business platforms in key growth markets as IBM's Global Consulting Services Leader. Vaughn currently serves on the Advisory Committee for the Texas Women's Venture Fund. She is a graduate of Southern Methodist University and holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin.

Member of the Compliance and Ethics
Kamila Chytil
Chief Operating Officer
Kamila Chytil

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.

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David Scharf
JMP Securities
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Northcoast Research
Mike Grondahl
Northland Capital
Robert Napoli
William Blair