After earning an undergraduate degree in Physics from Guilford College, he began his career as a technical officer in the US Air Force, serving in key roles for recovery and reconstitution of strategic nuclear assets including three years serving on Strategic Air Command’s “Looking Glass” aircrew, directly supporting the President and the National Command Authority.
Walt specializes in technology governance and technology innovation. Most recently, he implemented enabling technology upgrades for Primary Capital Mortgage to drive 205% growth in origination volume in just over two years. Prior to joining Primary Capital Mortgage, his team at Generation Mortgage received accolades from the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Kiplinger’s, Bloomberg and MarketWatch for innovative use of technology as a key differentiator for the company. A proven technology executive, Walt is adept at working through complex business challenges and has successfully implemented several enterprise-wide packaged software solutions. Walt is a frequent speaker to professional groups on the topics of leadership, governance, risk management and compliance.
Walt makes his home just outside of Atlanta, Georgia with his wife Eileen and their children.
Specialties: IT Risk Management, Governance & Compliance, Leadership Development, Technology Acquisition and Support