Local Man Gets 'Private Banker' Status


Donald Brooks Curtis has been named a private banker for Wells Fargo's Payson branch. The appointment was announced by Michael Kinnison, manager of Wells Fargo Community Banking in Central Arizona.

"Wells Fargo's focus is on the needs of our customers, and we want to provide financial services when, where and how they want them," Kinnison said. "We value our customers' time and business, and Wells Fargo's private bankers, who work in our community banking stores, offer convenient services for our customers who have complex financial needs.


Don Curtis recently was named a private banker for the Payson Wells Fargo branch.

"With his experience in financial services, as well as his fluency in Spanish, Don is a great asset to our Payson team and to our customers."

As a Wells Fargo private banker, Curtis specializes in assessing and providing high net worth customers with their current and future credit needs, as well as coordinating the involvement of other Wells Fargo Private Client Services specialists in the areas of investment management, trust and estate services and brokerage through Wells Fargo Investments, LLC.

"We want to meet every financial need of every Wells Fargo customer," Kinnison added. "Our private bankers are knowledgeable about all of Wells Fargo's financial services products, and they can connect customers to additional services such as home mortgage and insurance."

Curtis began his financial services career with Wells Fargo in 1997, and he has held positions as a Wells Fargo manager, premier banker and personal banker. He earned a bachelor's degree in Spanish and a master's in business administration from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff. Curtis is a former board member of the Payson Regional Economic Development Corporation and is a member of the Mogollon Sporting Association and Boy Scouts of America. The Payson branch is at 115 E. Highway 260.

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