Merit Consumer Services Management Team

Thomas E. Simonson, President and Chief Executive Officer

Tom Simonson is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Merit Consumer Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Merit Financial Solutions, Inc. Tom provides the required entrepreneurial skills and insight to identify key business opportunities and then develops the implementation plan for our key growth strategies. Tom leads the Executive Committee.

Prior to joining Merit Consumer Services, Tom was General Manager of the Technology, Consulting and Systems Integration Division at Unisys Corporation. Tom was responsible for the worldwide go-to-market plan, global sales organization, customer satisfaction and field operations. He had full P&L responsibility and $1.7B in top line revenue.

Prior to Tom’s position at Unisys, he was the EVP of Mainline Information Systems, a privately held IT solutions company. Before joining Mainline, Tom spent the first 21 years of his career at IBM, starting as a Marketing Representative in the Financial Services Industry and then progressing through their worldwide management development program. He held a wide variety of executive roles, including several global positions where he was responsible for diverse aspects of IBM’s business including Hardware, Software, Services and the Channel. During his last five years, Tom was a member of IBM’s Senior Leadership Team, a group comprised of their most senior executives on a global basis.

Tom received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Drexel University.

Megan Carr, Vice President

Megan Carr is the Vice President of Merit Consumer Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Merit Financial Solutions. Megan oversees the day-to-day operations and all aspects of organizing, building, and implementing the business.

Megan has 14 years of experience in the financial services field, with 10 of those years in management roles, and she previously held the position of Director of Operations at Merit Consumer Services. Prior to that, Megan worked in advertising for 10 years, including time at TV Guide and Cox Media Group.

Megan has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.

Liddie Brown, Director of Finance

Liddie Brown is the Director of Finance of Merit Consumer Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Merit Financial Solutions. Liddie is responsible for the administrative and financial operations of the company. Her duties include the director of accounting, tax preparation, human resources and payroll processing. She oversees the finance operations of four subsidiary companies. She is responsible for ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results.

Liddie has a strong and diverse background with 30 years’ experience in accounting, payroll and tax preparation.

Liddie attended Carl Albert Jr. College and Rogers State University.