Pam Patsley joined MoneyGram International (MGI) in 2009. She served as chairman and chief executive officer before taking on the role of executive chairman in 2016. MGI is a leading global remittance company that provides essential financial services to consumers who are primarily underbanked. MoneyGram operates in over 200 countries with more than 350,000 locations and multiple service offerings.
Patsley is an experienced executive in the financial services industry. After leaving KPMG in 1985, she was chief financial officer of First USA, Inc., where she played a key role in the 1989 leveraged buy-out and the company’s IPO in 1992. Patsley then became president and CEO of Paymentech, Inc., a subsidiary of First USA, and led Paymentech’s IPO in 1996. After Paymentech was acquired by First Data Corporation (FDC) in 1999, she held responsibility for FDC’s $3 billion revenue merchant processing business until 2002. Following this position, she led FDC’s global expansion as president of First Data International until 2007 and was based for two years in Paris, France.
In addition to the MGI board of directors, Patsley serves on the boards of Texas Instruments Inc., Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc., and Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. From 1996 through 2009, she served on the board of Molson Coors Brewing Company.
Patsley serves on the Executive Board of SMU’s Cox School of Business. She is a trustee of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America Southwest Region.
Patsley holds a BSBA Accounting from the University of Missouri.
She resides in Dallas, Texas with her husband, Gary Patsley.