Steven D. Barnhart has been named senior vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) for Bankrate Inc., effective immediately. Barnhart has served as Bankrate's interim CFO since September 2014.
Previously, Barnhart was senior vice president and CFO of Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores. Prior to that, he was CFO at Bally Total Fitness, where he oversaw the company's finance and technology functions.
Barnhart also served in various executive leadership roles at Orbitz Worldwide, including CFO, president and CEO. He is currently a director at USA Technologies Inc.
Separately, Bankrate will provide a business update on March 17, 2015, including preliminary selected financial results for the three months ended Dec. 31, 2014.