One who is never afraid of a challenge and the need to think innovatively, Kurt Carlton is a solution-oriented leader who operates with a refreshing, candid perspective. He welcomes accountability and embodies the Warrior Spirit that is the crux of the New Western culture.
As the co-founder and President of New Western, Carlton oversees the New Western portfolio of companies, including New Western, HomeGo and Sherman Bridge Lending. Along with the CEO, he establishes and oversees the short and long-term goals, planning efforts and overall strategies for all aspects of the businesses.
Prior to founding New Western, Carlton worked with the Ritz-Carlton on a Fractional Ownership development in the U.S. Virgin Islands. He is also a real estate and mortgage broker in multiple states.
Carlton is a founding member and former president of the Kingsmen, an organization associated with Christ the King Catholic School and Church in Dallas, Texas. Previously, he served on the board of Alley’s House (now part of Hope Cottage), which helps pregnant and parenting young mothers achieve academic, workplace, personal and child-rearing success. Carlton also enjoys spending time in the wilderness with his three young boys, reading, as well as constantly learning and growing both personally and professionally.