The Members Group (TMG) has announced it has hired financial industry veteran Melanie Barker as Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President.
As COO and EVP, Melanie Barker will be responsible for supporting strategic planning and execution to enhance TMG’s profitability, productivity and efficiency. She will also be a valuable resource for TMG’s senior management team, providing strategic foresight for the continued growth and expansion of the company into new markets.
During her 25-year leadership career, Barker worked in payments and platforms with companies such as First Data and TSYS. She has also served in various leadership roles.
In her most recent position, Barker served as Vice President – consumer credit card line of business manager with UMB Bank in Kansas City.
“Melanie will be a great addition to TMG’s team of leaders,” said TMG CEO Shazia Manus. “She is a seasoned executive with experience from some of the world’s most recognized financial brands.”
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