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Jim Oberholtzer

Promoted at Advantage+

Jim Oberholtzer has been promoted from credit manager to vice president of credit administration at Brookfield-Based Advantage+, a 25-year-old, nationwide direct lender based in suburban Milwaukee, company officials confirmed.

“Jim has elevated our credit qualification processes and streamlined our reporting tools,” Advantage+ President Mike Elton said. “His leadership in the construction of our new internal systems has been invaluable to us in recent months. We are fortunate to have Jim on our team and unanimously agree that he is befitting this new position.”

Oberholtzer has a bachelor of arts degree in behavioral science from Concordia University, Nebraska. He participated in a Master’s of Divinity program at Concordia Seminary and earned a master’s of business administration degree from Marquette University this May.

In 2004, Oberholtzer began his career in collections and recovery at M&I Bank, which is now part of BMO Harris Bank. He then became an account manager at Everbrite Signs, where he oversaw the installation and maintenance of signage for a handful of restaurant chains. Before starting at Advantage+, Oberholtzer helped start and run Generations at 5 Points — a local area restaurant — as the front house manager. Fall of 2013 brought him to Advantage+.

Oberholtzer began his tenure at Advantage+ in the sales support department. After a year and a half, he moved into inside sales and soon became the credit manager. As credit manager, Oberholtzer oversaw several departments, including repeat sales and customer service. His promotion to vice president of credit administration was made official on May 18, 2017.


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Education: Master’s of Business Administration degree from Marquette University
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Suite 280
Brookfield, WI 53005

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