Prior to joining VR Mergers & Acquisitions, Mr. Stokes most recently served as the vice president and Community Affairs manager at Fifth Third Bank. Prior to joining Fifth Third Bank, Curtis held management positions at Norwest Financial and was vice president and business client manager at Bank of America. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Florida Atlantic University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Nova University.
Mr. Stokes has served on numerous boards, including past Chair of the board for the American Cancer Society, a board member for University Area Community Development Corporation, a board member for Step Up For Students, Area Chairman for the United Negro College Fund. Curtis served as Chairman of the Tampa-Hillsborough Expressway Authority. Curtis was also selected for the “Top 40 Under 40” award by the Tampa Bay Business Journal.