H. Eugene Lockhart has served on our board of directors since December 2006. Mr. Lockhart serves as Chair of the Audit Committee and serves on the Compensation Committee.
Since October 2014, Mr. Lockhart has been the founder, Chairman and Managing Partner of MissionOG LLC, a venture capital firm with significant operational and investment experience across the financial services and payments industries. He also served as Special Adviser at General Atlantic LLC, a leading global growth investment firm from 2012 to 2019.
From 2002 until 2012, Mr. Lockhart was a venture partner at Oak Investment Partners, a venture capital firm. Through these investment firms, Mr. Lockhart has been actively involved in overseeing the management of high growth private companies, including NetSpend, Argus Information, Metro Bank PLC, CLIP, DemystData, Factor Trust, Avant, BillDesk, and others.
Prior leadership positions include, President of Global Retail Bank at Bank of America, President and Chief Executive Officer of MasterCard International, and CEO of Midland Bank plc. Mr. Lockhart was appointed to the board of Metro Bank PLC, a public retail bank operating in the U.K., in March 2011, where he presently serves as the Chair of the risk and audit committee. He served on the board of Aaron’s, Inc., a lease-to-own retailer of furnishings, electronics and appliances, from August 2014 until May 2016. He previously served as a director and audit committee chairman of RadioShack Corporation, a retail seller of consumer electronic goods and services, until March 2015. He served on the board of Asset Acceptance Capital Corp., a purchaser of accounts receivable portfolios, until its June 2013 merger with Encore Capital Group, Inc., and also served on the board of IMS Health Incorporated, a global provider of information solutions to the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries, until February 2010.
Mr. Lockhart served on numerous philanthropic boards, including serving in the past as the Chair of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation (Monticello) and the Chairman of the Darden School Foundation at the University of Virginia. He is currently serving as the Chairman of Academic Affairs for the State Council of Higher Education of Virginia. Mr. Lockhart received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Virginia and an M.B.A. from The Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia. In addition, Mr. Lockhart is a CPA, licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia.