Pierre Branding Group welcomes State Revenue Commissioner David Curry as our May 2020 Featured Mentor. Get to know David Curry.
Born in Atlanta and raised in Henry County, David Curry earned his bachelor's degree in Applied Science with an emphasis in Organizational Leadership from Mercer University and master's degree in Business Administration from Georgia State University.
David Curry's business career began at Ford Motor Company when he was eighteen. At Ford, he became Six Sigma Certified and participated in a four-year apprenticeship to train as an Industrial Electrician, later being selected as the liaison between Ford and the United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers (UAW) as a Skilled Trades Overtime Coordinator where he coordinated and scheduled over 320 employees.
In 2008, David Curry was elected Tax Commissioner of Henry County. Under his leadership, Henry County became the first tax commissioner's office in Georgia to be recognized for its efforts in performance excellence with the Georgia Focus Recognition Award. Curry is also a recipient of the Henry County School Board's Bridge Award for his work connecting schools with the community.
Curry is involved in many organizations, including the Constitutional Officers Association Georgia, Georgia Association of Tax Officials, and Tax Commissioners' Technology Development Council of Georgia where he served as President from 2011 to 2013. David is a member of the Henry County Rotary Club, serves on the Heritage Bank Board, and is the Chairman of the Atlanta Motor Speedway Children’s Charities.
In his role as Revenue Commissioner, David serves on various boards including the: State Depository Board, One Georgia Board, 529PathToCollege Board, Georgia STABLE Board, E-911 Authority Board, Federation of Tax Administrators, and the Southeastern Association of Tax Administrators. He also serves as the Chairman of the State Board of Equalization.
David Curry has been married to his high school sweetheart, Nicole, for twenty-five years. They have four children: Michaela, Jacob, Kennedy, and Caleb. The Currys are active members of Glen Haven Baptist Church in McDonough.