As president of Raymond James Financial Services, Mr. Curtis directs Raymond James’ independent advisor business and its Financial Institutions Division that includes over 3,500 financial advisors and generates approximately 30% of the firm's annual revenues. He was promoted to his current position in January 2012 following six years as senior vice president of Raymond James & Associates Private Client Group (PCG) where he was responsible for prioritizing and directing numerous initiatives focused on revenue growth, efficiency enhancements, service improvement, and risk mitigation. Mr. Curtis joined Raymond James in February 2003 as president of Raymond James Insurance Group, having spent the prior 13 years of his career with GE Financial Assurance in a variety of senior leadership roles – including as national sales director for mutual funds and annuities and as president of the firm’s FINRA-registered broker/dealer.
Mr. Curtis earned a MBA degree from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and received a BA in economics and English from Denison University.
Mr. Curtis serves on the Board of The Financial Services Institute, is a member of the FINRA Independent Dealers/Insurance Affiliates Committee, and is a Board member of the Chi Chi Rodriguez Youth Foundation.