Title: Vice President of Product and Risk, Product Leader and Management, Director of Operations, Compliance Officer
Expertise: Product leadership and development, loans, finance, short-term lending, product risk, loan underwriting, FinTech
Education: Brigham Young University BA in History and Political Science, University of Utah MPA in Management, Pi Alpha Alpha, Six Sigma Green Belt (CSSGB) from ASQ World Headquarters, BSA/AML Compliance Certification from INFiN
Cort Walker is a consumer finance industry expert from Utah. Walker has experience in many areas of the finance world, including compliance, operations management, executive management, product development, risk management, and more. He is currently a Vice President of Product and Risk at Tosh, Inc., where he uses his extensive financial expertise to create quality financial products for everyday consumers.
Alongside providing quality financial services and solutions, Walker is an active member in his community as a board member of the Foundations of Independence (FFI) Cerebral Palsy of Utah nonprofit organization.
- 16+ years at Check City, 6+ years as Vice President of Product and Risk, a short-term lending and check cashing company.
- Director of Product Development at Progressive Leasing, an organization with a mission to improve retail lease offerings for consumers.
- 7+ years as Co-Founder and Vice President of Operations at Leadgenix,
Cort Walker has been a board member of the Utah Consumer Lending Association for over a decade and previously served on the Community Financial Services Association’s (CFSA) State Legislative Initiative Committee. He has completed the Six Sigma Green Belt (CSSGB) Certification from ASQ and a BSA/AML Compliance Certification from INFiN, a Financial Services Alliance. Walker is also an advisory board member for Alternative Lending at TransUnion and has presented at Lend360’s annual conference.
He has 20+ years of leadership experience in the finance industry. Walker has experience with product research and development, product implementation, underwriting, automated decisioning, operations management, state and federal AML/BSA/CFPB compliance, financial regulatory issues, product management, and internet finance operations.
Walker has worked with a wide variety of products and services in the consumer finance industry including consumer lending, lease-to-own, legal financing, retail installment, and point-of-sale financial solutions.
Cort Walker attended college at both Brigham Young University where he received a BA studying History and Political Science and the University of Utah where he received an MPA studying Management. Over his years of experience, he has become an expert in topics such as finance, personal finance, loans, lending, short-term financing, and more.