MetaBank® Announces SVP of Sales and National Account Executive

SIOUX FALLS, S.D., July 05, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MetaBank is pleased to announce that Susan Cunningham has assumed the position of Senior Vice President of Sales for its premium finance division, AFS/IBEX. Ms. Cunningham brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to AFS/IBEX with over 30 years in the premium finance industry. Ms. Cunningham’s background and expertise is a welcomed and important addition to the team and will contribute to enhancing its presence in the marketplace.

Ms. Cunningham has held several high-level positions prior to joining AFS/IBEX, including Vice President and Regional Manager of Sales at a national premium finance company where she successfully expanded the company’s market presence significantly. Additionally, Ms. Cunningham served as Senior Vice President at a large national insurance brokerage where she successfully created and managed an in-house premium finance division for the company.

“We are looking forward to Susan’s contributions to AFS/IBEX and the industry knowledge and leadership she brings,” said John Holsan, AFS/IBEX division President. “As we continue to grow our business on a national scale, Susan is an excellent example of the caliber of talent we are looking for to bring our business to the next level.”

In her new role with AFS/IBEX Ms. Cunningham will be actively leading sales and marketing in Texas as well as the adjoining states. Operating out of the Dallas, Texas office, Ms. Cunningham will also join the leadership team in implementing changes executing on strategic initiatives.

AFS/IBEX is also pleased to announce the addition of Deanna Koenig as National Account Executive. Ms. Koenig recently served as Assistant VP and managed the Dallas office at a national premium finance company servicing agents in a four state region and brings over 30 years of experience to the AFS/IBEX team.

About MetaBank®

Headquartered in Sioux Falls, S.D., MetaBank operates in both the Banking and Payments industries. Within Banking, the traditional retail bank business operates 10 branches in four market areas: Central Iowa; Storm Lake, Iowa; Brookings, S.D.; and Sioux Falls, S.D.; and also includes AFS/IBEX, its insurance premium financing division. Meta Payment Systems, its electronic payments division and Refund Advantage, its tax refund-transfer software division, comprise the Payments business. Meta Financial Group, Inc.® (NASDAQ Global Market®: CASH), is the holding company for federally chartered savings bank MetaBank, Member FDIC. For more information, visit For more information about Meta Financial Group, visit

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Source: MetaBank