Curtis is Assistant Professor of Instruction in the Strategic Management department and Academic Director of Experiential Learning, where he teaches both undergraduate and graduate students. Before joining the Fox faculty full time in 2018, Curtis served as an adjunct instructor within the College of Liberal Arts and as a project executive with the Fox Management Consulting Practice.
Prior to joining Temple, Curtis was a mayoral appointment as a Senior Director of the Office of Business Services housed within the Commerce Department for the City of Philadelphia. He has maintained a highly successful career as a Senior Vice President within the commercial banking industry. This background, within the banking industry, includes small business banking, retail banking, institutional trust, commercial banking and business banking.
Lecturing across the country about access to capital for entrepreneurs, he has been described as an enabler of people who want to start or grow a business with a specialization in developing human capital for marginalized people. Curtis holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Cincinnati, a Master of Arts degree from Antioch University McGregor, and a Ph.D. in Leadership and Organizational Change from Walden University.