Kurt Ruhlin

Kurt Ruhlin

Chief Operating Officer, Americas

Kurt is responsible for White Clarke Group’s wholesale and floorplanning business in the Americas. He has over 30 years of experience developing innovative technology solutions for commercial finance organizations throughout North America.

After earning a Bachelor of Science degree in International Trade and Finance from Louisiana State University in the early 1980s, Kurt joined ITT Commercial Finance as a field auditor and has since  spent his career in senior level business and IT positions for companies such as GreenTree Financial, Conseco Finance, Textron Financial and several consulting firms. 

With an exceptional team of technology specialists Kurt has led the development of increasingly powerful and agile wholesale/floorplanning solutions to transition successive finance providers to newer state-of-the-art, agile commercial loan platforms that better meet their needs.

In 2010 Kurt and his team became part of White Clarke Group to launch and manage commercial lending software products in the Americas.

Outside work, Kurt restores vintage stereo equipment and accumulates vinyl records. Kurt has two grown up children, is a keen water and snow skier, and loves to travel.