Industry Leading Leadership Team

Over a CENTURY of Collective Industry Experience

Don Gayhardt

Chief Executive Officer

Over 25 years of executive management experience in the short-term credit industry with a history of completing large acquisitions and complex financial transactions.

Bill Baker

President & Chief Operating Officer

Over 15 years of experience launching and scaling tech-enabled integrated platforms. Led the growth of CURO’s omni-channel platform along with the risk and analytics function.

Roger Dean

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Acting Principal Accounting Officer

Over 30 years' experience, including 9 years with Deloitte and over 20 years in banking, financial services and capital markets.

Terry Pittman

Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer

More than 25 years in technology management and, the creator of Curo, our proprietary platform which powers the entire life cycle of our customers’ transactions across all channels.

Vin Thomas

Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary

Nearly 20 years of diverse legal experience with over 10 years specifically in the short-term credit industry.

Joyce Batterson

CRCM, CAMS, CAFP, CERP
Chief Compliance Officer

Compliance professional with a background specializing in short-term consumer credit, regulatory compliance, consumer protection, consumer credit risk, regulatory change management and other compliance-focused areas specific to the retail credit industry.

Jillian Slagter

Chief Human Resources Officer

Over 20 years of Human Resources Management experience focused on driving leadership and organizational capability, diversity & inclusion, change management, employee engagement and workforce planning.

Melissa Soper

SVP of Public Affairs

Over 20 years of experience in various roles within the short-term credit industry.

Rich Weishaar

Chief Risk Officer

Over 20 years of diverse consumer credit-risk and decision management experience. Led the development of our next generation of analytic, risk and deployment capabilities.

Ryan Rathje

Chief Product Officer

Led the expansion of our omni channel distribution strategy, enhancing our online platform and business analytics.