Kurt is the President of HPM Partners, responsible for the strategic direction and management of the firm.  He chairs the Executive Committee.

Kurt has more than twenty years of experience in the financial services industry.

Prior to co-founding HPM Partners, Kurt was a Managing Director and an Executive Committee Member of Deutsche Bank’s Private Wealth Management division. In this role, he managed Deutsche Bank’s US wealth management offices, and was responsible for the oversight of client relationships, including the development and servicing of investment, credit, and wealth management offerings for individuals, families and institutions.

Prior to Deutsche Bank’s acquisition of Scudder Kemper Investments in 2001, Kurt was the Chief Operating Officer for Scudder Private Investment Counsel, an $18 billion asset management division that catered to family offices, wealthy individuals and non-profit institutions.

Kurt received his B.S. from the University of Illinois and M.B.A. from DePaul University. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of YPO, Vistage, and Business Executives for National Security.