Stewart A. Stockdale

Mr. Stockdale is Chief Executive Officer and Director of The J.G. Wentworth Company®. He is responsible for the company’s vision, strategic planning, and business growth. He is also responsible for overall fiscal management.

Stockdale brings broad experience with world-class companies in the payments, financial services and consumer products sectors. Most recently, he served as an Executive Partner at Summit Partners, a global growth equity investor.

Previously he was President, Global Consumer Financial Services (GCFS) for The Western Union Company, a segment that represented approximately 90% of the company’s revenues. GCFS consists of Western Union’s Money Transfer and Consumer Payments businesses across five global regions (North America, Latin America & Caribbean, Europe & CIS, Middle East Africa, and Asia Pacific). At Western Union, some of his successes included repositioning and turning around the U.S. Domestic Money Transfer and Consumer Payments businesses and returned them to growth after years of steep declines as well as launching the U.S. Prepaid Card business, delivering almost one million cards-in-force in the U.S. alone.

Prior to joining Western Union, Stockdale served as President of Simon Brand Ventures and as Chief Marketing Officer of Simon Property Group, a global leader in the retail real estate industry. At Simon, he was responsible for all Marketing and Consumer Venture businesses within the company and launched the Simon gift card, which became the largest Visa gift card program in the United States. Prior to Simon, Stockdale held senior positions with multinational companies including Conseco, MasterCard Worldwide, American Express and Procter & Gamble.

Stockdale holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in marketing from the University of Denver and completed The Executive Program at the University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School of Business Administration.