Terry Curtis is the Vice President of Communications at Edmonton Economic Development Corporation (EEDC). As part of the Executive Team, he is responsible for designing and leading EEDC’s external stakeholder communications strategies, internal communications strategies, and developing the high performing team needed to deliver on these strategies.
He brings over 15 years of extensive experience from Intuit Canada and General Electric, focused on multi-year business and organizational transformation, employee communications and engagement strategies, project and change management, effective leadership, and leading, developing, and mentoring high-performing teams. As a communications business partner, he has supported C-suite leaders and teams across North America, the UK, and India. He uses a team-focused approach to building communications strategies, goals, and plans that works well in dynamic environments.
Professionally, Terry is passionate about making complex topics simple to understand. Championing the strategic direction of the business, he coaches executives to achieve best communication outcomes, earning them a reputation for transparency, inclusiveness, and effectiveness.
Terry graduated from the University of Calgary where he majored in Economics, and is a certified Six Sigma Master Blackbelt, a Scrum Master, and an Innovation Catalyst.
Outside of the office, Terry spends time with his wife, Tracey and daughter, Emily, reading anything by his favourite author Cormac McCarthy, watching dystopian films, and enjoying B.C. and Californian wines.