Brenda Hurst

Partner, Chief Operating Officer

Brenda Hurst leads all areas of operational excellence at Accelerate as a member of the executive team, including human resources, technology, marketing, and closing operations. Her responsibilities include process optimization, technology advancements, and strong execution of strategic imperatives across the Accelerate platform.

The majority of Brenda's experience comes from Fortune 50 companies. Her most recent role was at Citibank, where she led strategic execution, program management, technology planning, testing, and budgeting, vendor strategy, procedures compliance, and process engineering for the U.S. Retail Bank. 

Prior to Citibank, Brenda served in the risk management, technology, and governance functions for AmeriCredit Financial Services (now GM Financial). Previously she led mission-critical global technology initiatives at Abbott Laboratories.