Kathie Holt is Toyota Financial Services’ (TFS) Business Information Officer: Lending, Insurance and Banking Products, leading the teams that deliver information technology solutions necessary to provide financial products to TFS customers and dealers. Her broad range of oversight includes creating and deploying the technology necessary for consumer loans, leases, and vehicle protection products as well as dealer commercial lending and personal banking.
Recently, Holt’s team implemented the consumer and commercial lending solutions for TFS’ new private label business with Mazda as its first client. She also led the company’s transformation to a modern, digital banking platform with functionality that allowed banking to be extended to Toyota team members.
Prior to her current role, Holt served as Domain Information Officer: Data and Integration where she delivered a proof of concept and implementation plan for the company’s enterprise data and integration platform.
Before joining Toyota in 2018, Holt served as Vice President of Technology at JCPenney. There, she managed the delivery of enterprise-wide business solutions for Planning, Allocation, Pricing, Marketing, Business Intelligence, Analytics, and Supply Chain/Order Management.
Over her 20+ years working in information technology, Holt has been recognized for her expertise in engaging stakeholders to transform business initiatives into solutions that introduce, extend, and modernize organizational capability. She is collaborative in defining direction, exploring options, and mobilizing teams to deliver anticipated products and features.
Holt earned her Bachelor’s degree in Business Computer Information Systems from the University of North Texas.