“Robert’s years of experience as corporate counsel in a lending environment and ability to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes between parties makes him an ideal fit for our unique business model of working with clients to create customized financial solutions,” says Rick Dennen, CEO of Oak Street Funding and First Franchise Capital.
“I am confident in Robert’s ability to lead the legal department and continue our strong customer-partnership approach, which was established when I held the chief legal counsel position. Now, I am looking forward to working with Robert in my new role as president,” says Alicia Chandler, president of Oak Street Funding and First Franchise Capital.
Prior to joining the organization, he served as corporate counsel for Oak Motors Inc. In his new role, Burt will oversee the legal team which manages corporate risk and compliance for Oak Street Funding and First Franchise Capital.
“I am very excited about the opportunity to contribute to these high-performing organizations,” says Burt. “The level of professionalism and knowledge here is very impressive, and I look forward to using my over 25 years of legal experience to further propel growth in all lines of business.”
Burt holds a bachelor of arts degree from Northwestern University, a law degree from Indiana University (Maurer) School of Law, and a master’s degree in business administration from the Indiana University (Kelley) School of Business.
About Oak Street Funding and First Franchise Capital Indianapolis-based Oak Street Funding and First Franchise Capital, wholly-owned subsidiaries of First Financial Bank, provide customized financial solutions for businesses in various industry sectors and third-party loan servicing for financial institutions. Oak Street Funding and First Franchise Capital incorporate industry knowledge, easy-to-use technology, and exceptional employees to deliver top-quality service and capital products to niche businesses nationwide.
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