Ohana Companies Hires New Senior Vice President, Matthew Van Meter
Ohana Companies, the innovative leader in retailer, manufacturer and consumer aligned programs in the promotional marketing and loyalty space based out of Wilmington, Del., has announced the hiring of Matthew Van Meter as senior vice president. An MBA graduate from Villanova University, Van Meter is an accomplished business development executive who brings over 12 years of sales and marketing experience to Ohana. He will be responsible for strategic partnership growth, new business development, and overall revenue generation for the company.
"Matthew brings a wealth of business knowledge and strategic insight to Ohana," said Eric Rubino, president and COO of Ohana Companies. "The accomplishments, leadership and experience he brings will be instrumental in supporting our client and company growth initiatives. We are confident he will be a driving force for improving every aspect of our organization."
Prior to joining Ohana, Van Meter was the senior vice president of sales at Aurora Financial Systems, a leader in the global payments, network, and travel business, where he was tasked with revenue stream development. His efforts achieved significant lead generation and accelerated sales growth for the company, generating an estimated $10MM+ in net revenue. Preceding Aurora, Van Meter was with American Express for over six years where he served as senior business development executive. During his tenure with the company Van Meter successfully closed a multitude of high-yield business-to-business prepaid accounts, bringing on many Fortune 100 companies and driving over $80 million in projected annual prepaid volume.
"Ohana, with its proven Return of Customer Spend loyalty platform, is positioned for exponential growth. I am looking forward to being a key part of the executive team and assisting the company in achieving its corporate objectives," explained Van Meter. "I am excited to be a part of the Ohana family as they provide a dynamic, collaborative environment that cultivates thought leadership, strategic thinking, and aggressive mindsets."