CORT Promotes Shayne Aguilar to Group Vice President of Operations

CHANTILLY, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CORT, the nation’s leading provider of furniture rental and destination services, is pleased to announce the promotion of Shayne Aguilar to Group Vice President of Operations for the Mountain Region (NV, CO, NM, AZ, UT) and parts of the Central Region (El Paso, TX, and Kansas City, KS). 

Shayne joined CORT in 2001, serving as Operations Manager for the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah. He then transitioned into the role of District General Manager for the Salt Lake City district and continued his ascent at CORT, eventually serving as Area Manager for the Mountain Region.

“Shayne’s journey with CORT has been one of continued growth and impressive achievements. His dedication and commitment to operational excellence have been instrumental in our success,” said Paula Newell, Chief Operating Officer at CORT. “We are excited to see his leadership continue to flourish in his new role as Group Vice President.”

Throughout his tenure at CORT, Shayne has held impactful roles such as Service Center Best Demonstrated Practices Champion and National Best Demonstrated Practices Champion. His work as an EQ trainer and coach played a significant role in promoting an EQ-centric culture across various districts. Furthermore, his contributions to operational training, including the development of training videos and an upcoming EQ video training series, have been invaluable.

“I am honored to accept this promotion and look forward to leading my region as we continue to strive for excellence,” said Shayne. “I am deeply grateful for the opportunities CORT has provided me throughout the years, and I am eager to contribute further to the growth and success of our team.”

Before his tenure at CORT, Shayne served a two-year mission in Minnesota and Wisconsin, followed by a 12-year tenure at UPS, where he spent the last ten years in operations management. He then managed operations in the manufacturing sector at Gateway Computer for three years.

Beyond his professional accomplishments, Shayne is a devoted family man, married to his wife Denise for 37 years, and a proud father and grandfather. He is passionate about high-adventure outdoor activities, especially given the breathtaking landscapes of Utah.

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About CORT

CORT, a part of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, is the nation’s leading provider of transition services, including furniture rental for home and office, event furnishings, destination services, apartment locating, touring, and other services. With more than 100 locations including offices, distribution centers, furniture rental showrooms, and furniture outlets across the United States, operations in the United Kingdom, and a global network of partners in more than 80 countries around the world, no other furniture rental company can match CORT’s breadth of services and companywide commitment to making a house a home, an office a great place to work and an event a memorable celebration. For more information, please visit