IMG_1121_ finalKristin Oberholtzer has been promoted to executive vice president from vice president of operations at Advantage+, a 24-year-old, nationwide direct lender based in suburban Milwaukee, company officials confirmed.

“Kristin has been part of our team for over 20 years,” President Mike Elton said. “She knows the ins and outs of our organization and maintains a zeal for the personalized customer service that makes our business grow. She will continue to excel in her role as executive vice president.”

Oberholtzer studied business administration at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration and finance from Carroll University (formerly Carroll College). During her undergraduate studies, she worked in both insurance and banking. After graduation, Oberholtzer became a client services supervisor at a local company that provided information verification for insurance companies. Oberholtzer joined Advantage+ as a support specialist in 1995 after the company for which she was working closed.

Oberholtzer has worked at Advantage+ as the portfolio manager in collections, marketing manager, litigation coordinator, operations manager, and vice president of operations. This spring marked her transition from vice president of operations to executive vice president as she became the manager of four different departments within the company.