Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Curry has been providing advisory services to management teams and boards of national and regional banks, financial services companies, start-ups and private investor groups for over 30 years. He has successfully guided these firms through acquisitions and divestitures, merger integrations, digital transformations, operational restructurings, implemented growth strategies and resolved complex regulatory issues. He has served on the boards of financial services, technology and fintech companies. Prior to Endurance, Stephen was Chairman & CEO at Gateway First Bank, where he led the transformation of a Gateway Mortgage into a full-service bank, and CEO of a FinTech. His previous leadership roles include COO level, Business Development and Strategic Planning executive roles in Corporate & Investment Banking and Wealth Management at Bank of America, and other operating and financial management roles at predecessors NationsBank and NCNB. He has been involved in over 160 bank mergers, acquisitions and divestitures of all sizes, and maintains a sizeable national network of leading bankers, attorneys, auditors, consultants, investors and technology companies. Stephen began his career in Dallas, Texas at Republic Bank in 1986.