Ms. Connelly was appointed as a Director on January 1, 2018 and served previously on the PRA Group Board from 2013 to 2014. She has almost 30 years of experience in financial services. Most recently, Ms. Connelly was the Chief Operating Officer for Convergys Corporation, a publicly traded, global leader in customer management. From 2012 to 2013, she was the Interim President of Longwood University. From 2009 to 2011, Ms. Connelly was the Global Chief Operating Officer at Barclaycard where she was responsible for the operations and technology support of the consumer and commercial credit card, merchant acquiring and point of sale finance businesses. From 2006 to 2008, Ms. Connelly was the Chief Operating Officer of Wachovia Securities, and prior to that, she spent 12 years at Capital One Financial Services in roles of increasing responsibility, including Executive Vice President, Head of Infrastructure for U.S. credit card operations and interim Chief Information Officer. Ms. Connelly earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Delaware and has completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.