Rick L. Wessel

Chief Executive Officer & Vice-Chairman of the Board

Rick L. Wessel has served as vice-chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company since September 2016, as chief executive officer since November 2006 and has been a director since November 1992. He previously served as president from May 1998 to September 2016, chairman of the board from October 2010 to September 2016, vice chairman of the board from November 2004 to October 2010 and secretary and treasurer of the Company from May 1992 to November 2006 and the Company’s chief financial officer from May 1992 to December 2002. Prior to February 1992, Mr. Wessel was employed by Price Waterhouse LLP for approximately nine years. 

T. Brent Stuart

President and Chief Operating Officer

T. Brent Stuart was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company in September 2016. Prior to that, Mr. Stuart served as Cash America’s President and Chief Executive Officer since November 2015, Cash America’s President and Chief Operating Officer from May 2015 through October 2015 and served as Cash America’s Executive Vice President-Chief Operating Officer from January 2015 through April 2015. Prior to that, Mr. Stuart served as the Senior Vice President-Operations for Cash America’s U.S. retail services storefront lending business from July 2010 to January 2015 and as a Regional Vice President from November 2008 to July 2010. Prior to joining Cash America, Mr. Stuart held various senior leadership roles in the financial services industry, including the position of Vice President with Fremont Investment and Loan from 2006 to 2008, Senior Vice President with Nationstar Mortgage from 2004 to 2006 and Vice President with Novastar Financial, Inc. from 2002 to 2004. He also held various leadership positions with CitiFinancial from 1994 to 2002. Mr. Stuart started his career in financial services with Norwest Finance in May 1992.

R. Douglas Orr

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

R. Douglas Orr joined the Company in July 2002 as the Vice President of Finance. In January 2003, Mr. Orr was promoted to Chief Financial Officer and in December 2004 was promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. In addition, Mr. Orr has served as Secretary and Treasurer since November 2006. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Orr spent fourteen years at Ray & Berndtson, a global executive search firm, where he served in a variety of management and financial roles including Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis, Vice President and Controller and Vice President of Knowledge. Prior to his employment at Ray & Berndtson, Mr. Orr spent four years in the Fort Worth office of Price Waterhouse LLP.