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Kurt Betcher

Administrative Partner

Focus: Portfolio Services

Location: Palo Alto

Kurt has more than 30 years of experience in financial management. As Norwest’s administrative partner, Kurt oversees the operations functions of the firm.

Before joining Norwest, Kurt was vice president and chief financial officer at Information Advantage, a publicly-traded Norwest portfolio company in the enterprise software market. Earlier, he was senior vice president and CFO at ValueRx, a pharmaceutical managed care company with $2 billion in revenue, and he held executive finance positions at several other public companies, including Cowles Media Company, EBP HealthPlans, and CPC, an online information services company. He began his career at Deloitte & Touche.

Kurt, a CPA, holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin, with a major in accounting.

Get To Know Kurt

  • What was your first job?

    I worked at a drive-in restaurant (where waitresses hung the tray of food on the car window.)

  • Do you have a favorite quote?

    "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you."

  • Are there any causes or charities that you are passionate about?

    Helping economically disadvantaged people in third world countries.

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