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John D. Curry

John D. Curry

Chief Marketing Officer

  • Charlotte, NC
  • The Art of Happiness
  • My dad, Thomas Jefferson, and Nikola Tesla
  • Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
  • Authenticity, hustle, and patience.

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John leads the CAPTRUST marketing team and is based out of Raleigh, North Carolina.

As chief marketing officer, John is responsible for all areas of strategic marketing, business development support, and brand marketing for the firm. He joined CAPTRUST in 2012.

John has worked in the industry since 1986, serving in leadership roles with firms such as Interstate/Johnson Lane, Putnam Investments, AllianceBernstein, and ProShares. His experience spans all areas of marketing and product management, including content creation, digital marketing, product development and design, market research, branding, and sales campaign management. John serves as editor in chief and art director for CAPTRUST’s proprietary magazine, VESTED, since its inception in 2014 and plays guitar in the company’s in-house garage rock bank, The Rollovers.

When he’s not at work, John enjoys time with his dog, playing music, and traveling with his wife, Marcela.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in biology from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill
  • Graduate, Bell Leadership Achievers Program
  • Master of Business Administration from McColl School of Business at Queens University

Awards & Recognition

  • Blumenthal Fellowship
  • CAPTRUST Innovation Award Winner | 2013, 2014, and 2015
  • CAPTRUST Most Valuable Player Award | 2015


  • Member, Retirement Advisor Council (RAC)
  • Past Board Member, CAPTRUST Community Foundation
  • Past Member, CAPTRUST Community Foundation Grants Committee
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