Scott Curtis is president of Raymond James’ Private Client Group, leading the firm’s domestic wealth management businesses that include more than 7,000 employee and independent financial advisors and generate more than 70% of overall firm revenues. Prior to his current role, he served as president of Raymond James Financial Services, directing the firm’s independent advisor business. From 2006 to 2012, Mr. Curtis was senior vice president of the Raymond James & Associates Private Client Group where he was responsible for leading multiple initiatives focused on revenue growth, efficiency enhancements, product development, risk mitigation and service improvement. He 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 packaged investment products and as president of the firm’s retail broker/dealer.
Mr. Curtis earned his MBA from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and received a bachelor’s degree in economics and English from Denison University. He is a member of the Raymond James Financial Executive Committee and the board of Raymond James Ltd., the firm’s Canadian subsidiary. Mr. Curtis also serves on the board of The Financial Services Institute, is a member of the FINRA Membership Committee and is a board member of the Chi Chi Rodriguez Youth Foundation.