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As Chairman & CEO, Curtis is responsible for leading PENSCO and also serves as Opus Bank’s Senior Executive Vice President, Head of Wealth Services, and Senior Managing Director in the Merchant Banking Division. Previously, he was Managing Director at Fortress Investment Group, LLC, and has been a director of Opus Bank since September 2010.
Curtis has 20+ years of leadership experience in financial services, which has included tenures at Perseus, LLC, and Goldman Sachs. He led Perseus' middle market buyout and recapitalization activities, with a focus on business services and branded consumer products, and debt financing activities. He has served as a board member for several companies spanning energy technology, manufacturing, communications, and consumer products.
Curtis received a B.A., cum laude from Princeton University, and an M.B.A. as a Palmer Scholar from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
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