CFSA Board of Directors

2014-2016 Board Members

The CFSA Board of Directors is the organization’s governing body of executives from leading short-term lending companies. The Board works to advance innovative business practices and to foster best-in-class industry standards through the CFSA Best Practices that have been publicly recognized by policymakers at the federal and state levels.

Patrick O'Shaughnessy
Advance America
Spartanburg, SC
Chair, CFSA Board of Directors
Chair, Federal Affairs Committee

Donald Gayhardt
Speedy Cash Holdings
Wichita, KS
Secretary and Treasurer, CFSA Board of Directors

C. Dan Adams
The Capital Corporation
Greenville, SC

Darrin Andersen
QC Holdings, Inc.

Overland Park, KS
Chair, Nominating Committee
Chair, Communications Committee

Dennis Bassford
Moneytree, Inc.
Seattle, WA

Dennis Shaul

Alexandria, VA

Kip Cashmore
USA Cash Services
Ogden, UT

David Davis
Axcess Financial
Check 'n Go, Inc.
Cincinnati, OH

D. Lynn DeVault
Check Into Cash, Inc.

Jones Management Company

Cleveland, TN
Immediate Past Chair
Chair, State and Local Affairs Committee

Ian MacKechnie
Amscot Financial, Inc.
Tampa, FL

Lester Firstenberger
Dollar Financial Group, Inc.
Berwyn, PA

Tracy Rawle
Check City
Provo, UT

Connecting With Our Communities

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CFSA works at the federal, state, and local levels educate legislators and regulators about the role of payday advances in the broader financial services arena. This section provides resources for policymakers who believe in access to credit, want to preserve financial options and ensure balanced, substantive consumer protections. Click here to enter the Policymaker Resource Library.