Curtis Howse is Executive Vice President and Head of Direct-to-Consumer at Synchrony, one of the nation’s premier consumer financial services companies.
Curtis is responsible for the expansion of the company’s direct to consumer banking and products strategy. He leads Synchrony’s direct-to-consumer bank, a $50B+ consumer bank platform offering an array of deposit and savings solutions, as well as the Synchrony Mastercard. As Curtis and the team continue to develop these innovative products, he is focused on delivering a seamless customer experience that spans all offerings.
Prior to this role, Curtis was Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Diversified Client Group at Synchrony, overseeing several key partner portfolios. Prior to Synchrony’s separation from GE in 2015, Curtis held roles in operations, business development, and client development at GE Consumer Finance, and led various business divisions in the US, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, and Mexico.
Curtis is the executive sponsor of Synchrony’s African American Diversity Network. He also serves on the Business Advisory Board of the College of Business at Dillard University and is a member of the Executive Leadership Council.
Curtis earned a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems from DeVry University.