Kurt Albertson is the North American practice lead for The Hackett Group’s Procurement Advisory Program, based in Atlanta, Georgia. Kurt supports the ongoing transformation agendas of procurement and finance executives, leveraging his experience, best practice-based research and cutting-edge frameworks. He also conducts research into topical issues, and leads client conferences, webcasts and other related events. He has 25 years of experience in assessing procurement and finance capabilities. Kurt holds an MBA from the University of North Carolina and a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the University of Michigan.