Brenda Hurst Joins Accelerate as Partner & Chief Operating Officer

January 17, 2023

(Press Release) Accelerate, a platform investing in the future of energy and infrastructure, announced today that Brenda Hurst has joined the company’s executive team as a partner and chief operating officer.

Ms. Hurst leads Accelerate’s human resources, technology, marketing and closing operations and is responsible for process optimization, technology advancements, and strong execution of strategic imperatives across the Accelerate platform.

“Brenda is a champion of operational excellence, with a proven track record of results at Top 50 companies,” said Brennan Potts, managing partner and CEO of Accelerate. “Under her leadership, we will create a world-class execution platform that delivers a customer-centric approach to closing deals that is unmatched in the industries we serve.”

Prior to joining Accelerate, Ms. Hurst led strategic execution and operations management for Citibank’s US Retail Bank. Previously, she served in the risk management, technology, and governance functions for AmeriCredit Financial Services (now GM Financial) and also led mission-critical global technology initiatives at Abbott Laboratories.