Curt was born in Long Beach, CA and has spent his entire life within a 25 mile radius, now residing in Newport Beach, CA. Curt holds a Series 7 securities license and Series 63 licenses, as well as life insurance license and variable annuity licenses. For the past 50 years Curt has had only one career in the insurance and securities business, being the friend and advisor to hundreds of families and investors. Curt has worked with his wife, Varla, a CPA for the past 30 years, helping clients with tax planning. Curt is an ardent supporter of several charities, is a Benefactor at Hoag Hospital, on the board of CHOC, Children's Hospital of Orange County, as well as an active donor to the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Pacific Symphony and Philharmonic Society of Orange County. Curt spent years as an accomplished tennis player and is now an avid hiker.