Curt joined Time Manufacturing Company as CEO in 2017. Previously, Curt was CEO at Big Tex (2014-2017), where he led the nearly $1B organization through significant dealer acquisitions, completed a successful merger with ATW and coordinated an exit to a new PE owner. Prior to Big Tex Curt was President & CEO of worldwide automotive supplier Stant Corporation (2010-2014), where he reorganized the company, returning it to profitability. Curt spent 16 years at American Axle Manufacturing (NYSE: AXL), where he served as VP – Americas and VP – Global Driveline Operations. Previously, he was the manager of Japanese business operations for the former Chrysler Corporation. Curt holds a B.A. in Psychology from Michigan State University; holds a Certificate in East Asian Studies from Xi Bei University, Xian PRC, and a Masters in International Business Management from Thunderbird in Arizona.
Curt has proficiency in several languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin and Japanese