Jim Holt

, Student Choice

As the Chief Development Officer and SVP of Credit Union Student Choice, Jim Holt combines his more than 25 years of lending and financial experience to help credit unions learn about, and successfully enter, the private student lending market. Before joining Student Choice, Jim held leadership positions at Overture Technologies, a leader in marketing and decisioning tools within the private loan space, Citibank’s Student Loan Corporation where he helped launch their private student loan program, and Sallie Mae. Jim got started in lending as a mortgage loan originator and managed a Chicago banking branch, now owned by Chase. This industry and financial expertise allows Jim to collaborate and help credit unions structure sustainable solutions for new and existing Gen Y members.