TMG Adds Retail Payments Product Manager, Promotes in Several Departments

(Des Moines, Iowa – January 17, 2011) –The Members Group (TMG) has hired Konrad Christensen as retail payments product manager. Christensen will be responsible for managing TMG’s prepaid line, including ATIRAgift, ATIRApay and ATIRAreload. TMG anticipates prepaid products becoming increasingly important as its clients explore reloadable card income as a viable source for replacing lost debit interchange.

Christensen brings a strong marketing and product background to TMG. Most recently, he served as a product manager with Nationwide Insurance. This role included responsibility for an eight-state region and oversight of the insurance company’s motorcycle and power sports property and casualty lines.

Christensen holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing and another in organizational psychology from the University of Northern Iowa. He also holds an MBA from Iowa State University.

In addition, TMG has promoted two marketing personnel. Tana Krumm, previously a senior marketing strategist, is now a senior marketing manager. Sarah Barthole, previously a marketing specialist II, is now a marketing communications strategist.

Other TMG promotions include:

  • Janet Gottschalk to senior revenue accountant
  • Corbin Rinard to senior settlement accountant
  • Todd Tesar to operational application analyst IV.
  • Corey Weeklund to technology infrastructure network & systems team lead
  • Joey Yaukovitz to business analyst IV, TMG
  • Andrea Lones, systems analyst IV

About TMG

TMG is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Affiliates Management Company, which is owned by Iowa credit unions and their members. As a financial and credit union service organization (CUSO), TMG is dedicated to providing innovative and flexible card processing and payment solutions to credit unions and financial institutions across North America. TMG’s core products include credit, debit, ATM and a variety of ATIRA-branded prepaid solutions, as well as online reporting, ACH and ALM services. For more information, visit


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