John Watts

SVP, Operations

As SVP of Operations, John Watts is responsible for the leadership and direction of the company’s lending solutions. 

Watts coordinates the delivery of Baker Hill’s loan origination and portfolio risk management solutions. Relying on more than 30 years of experience in the financial services and business industries, Watts directs Baker Hill’s Advisory Services, Implementation Project Management, Configurations, Education Services, and Client Support teams to ensure success.  In addition, Watts oversees domestic development, product management, and information technology for Baker Hill. 

Watts was recently named CTO of the Year 2020, Top Honoree for private companies under $100M in revenues by the Indianapolis Business Journal and TechPoint. 

Watts is also past president of the Indiana Golf Association and a past member of the board of directors for Indiana First Tee. 

Watts earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, majoring in Finance, Investments and Banking from University of Wisconsin – Madison and received his master’s degree in Business Administration, majoring in  Finance, from University of Wisconsin – Whitewater.