John A. Hurt

John A. Hurt

Director

  •  Extensive experience in strategic system design and application of technology to support core systems and leverage technology to enhance sales force effectiveness and back office efficiency for lessors in the U.S. and Canada
  • CIO roles with systems responsibility including lease and loan originations, sales, customer relationship management platforms, and process improvement initiatives
  • Member of ELFA Technology Committee
  • 20+ years senior-level Information Technology experience

John Hurt has been instrumental in designing and applying technology to support lease and loan originations, national sales teams, customer relationship management platforms, and process improvement initiatives within the leasing industry. He has held CIO-level positions with major lessors with responsibility for strategic system design, evaluation, selection and implementation of all core systems.

John was most recently senior vice president of technology for MB Equipment Finance. From 2012 until the merger with MB in 2014, he was senior vice president of technology during the startup of Cole Taylor Equipment Finance.

In his previous role as Senior Vice President of Information Systems for LaSalle National Leasing (now part of Banc of America Leasing), John was responsible for developing IT strategies for the company’s U.S. and Canadian leasing divisions and pioneered the development of a market-leading sales management strategy. John’s experience also includes designing a fast-growing lessor’s IT infrastructure and founding a consulting practice that assisted growing businesses in developing strategies to leverage technology to enhance sales force effectiveness and enhance back office efficiency.

John served on the Technology Committee for the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) and the ELFA technology award review committee. He has more than 20 years of senior-level Information Technology experience.

Mr. Hurt holds a B.S. from Towson State University.

Contact Information

John A. Hurt
+1-410-703-7299
jhurt@thealtagroup.com