LEADERSHIP TEAM

Leadership Team

Our management team has created a highly focused vision based on EZCORP’s participation in a large and growing market and a thoroughly developed understanding of our customer. We have built the processes, systems, infrastructure, and human capital to succeed in our marketplace.

Stuart I. Grimshaw

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Grimshaw joined EZCORP in November 2014.

Prior to joining the company, Mr. Grimshaw served as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Bank of Queensland Limited since November 2011.  BOQ is a publicly traded consumer banking and financial services institution with branches in every Australian state and territory. During his 30-year career in financial services, Mr. Grimshaw held a wide variety of roles across many functions of banking and finance, including eight years at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia.  At CBA, he started as Chief Financial Officer. Over time he became Group Executive, responsible for core business lines including Institutional and Business Banking as well as Wealth Management (Asset Management and Insurance).  Prior to joining CBA, Mr. Grimshaw worked for the National Australia Bank, and was the Chief Executive Officer of Great Britain, with responsibility for large UK consumer banks Yorkshire Bank and Clydesdale Bank.

Mr. Grimshaw represented New Zealand at the 1984 Olympics in Field Hockey and has a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration (Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand) and an MBA (Melbourne University, Australia).  He has also completed the Program for Management Development at Harvard Business School.

Mark Kuchenrither

Mark Kuchenrither

President and Chief Operating Officer

Mark was promoted to the position of President and Chief Operating Officer in August 2014.

Mark joined EZCORP as Senior Vice President, Strategic Development in March 2010. In May 2012, Mark was promoted to Executive Vice President and in October of the same year, he assumed the additional role of Chief Financial Officer. 

Prior to joining EZCORP, Mark served as Vice President of Operations for private equity firm Sun Capital Partners where he was responsible for overseeing 10 portfolio companies with an emphasis on profit improvement. Mark has also held executive leadership positions at Arch Aluminum & Glass Co. and Peavey Electronics Corporation.

Mark earned his MBA from Quincy University and received bachelor’s degrees from Franklin University and The Ohio State University.

Eric Fosse

President, U.S. Pawn

Eric joined EZCORP in September 2014 as President, U.S. Pawn

Mr. Fosse was an executive with EZCORP from 2004 through 2012. He has served as Vice President of EZMoney Operations, President of the EZMoney Division, President of Pawn Americas, President of North American Operations and President of U.S. Financial and Online Services.

Since December 2012, Mr. Fosse was a consultant to private equity investors, advising on opportunities within the consumer finance and financial services industries.

Jodie Maccarrone

President, U.S. Financial Services

Jodie was named President, U.S. Financial Services in July 2014.

Jodie joined EZCORP/Change Capital as Vice President, Change Capital in April 2012. In July 2012, Jodie was promoted to Managing Director of Change Capital Operations and later Managing Director of Latin America responsible for the performance of Grupo Finmart, TUYO and EZCORP’s expansion into Latin America.

Prior to joining EZCORP, Jodie served as Director of Operations for private equity firm Sun Capital Partners where she was responsible for leading strategic growth and cost reduction activities within and across portfolio companies with an emphasis on profit improvement. Jodie has also held consulting and operational positions at the Monitor Group in Boston, MA and Honeywell Intl.

Jodie earned her MBA from Florida Atlantic University with a concentration in International Business and has completed extensive graduate work in International Communication and Behavioral Psychology.

Tom Welch

Tom Welch

Senior Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel

Tom joined EZCORP in April 2009 as Senior Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel.

Before joining the company, Tom spent 13 years at Dell where he served as Vice President, Legal and General Corporate Counsel and was responsible for the legal support of corporate securities, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, financial services, executive compensation and benefits, facilities, corporate governance and general corporate matters. Tom also held the position of Vice President Corporate Development for Parker & Parsley Petroleum Company (now Pioneer Natural Resources) and was a shareholder with the law firm of Johnson & Gibbs, P.C. in Dallas.

Tom received his JD, Law from The University of Texas and a bachelor’s degree from Purdue University.

Bill Wood

Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Bill joined EZCORP as CIO in 2014.

Bill formerly served as Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Bass Pro Shops.  While with Bass Pro Shops, Bill implemented a multi-gate IT Governance Process to optimize alignment of IT projects with key corporate initiatives. Prior to joining Bass Pro Shops, he was the Vice President, CIO, Supply Chain & Customer Care at specialty retailer Brookstone. He was also the Senior Director, IT with Dollar General Corporation, where he led the design and implementation of store-level technology required for perpetual inventory maintenance, and Point-of-Sale systems in 5,300 store locations as part of a migration from legacy systems.

Bill is a US Army veteran and is active in the community. Bill received his BA degree from Kent State University, and his MBA from Vanderbilt University.