Andrew DeCurtis was born in the Bronx, studied finance at Iona College, and in 1991 entered the financial services industry. He worked for Oppenheimer Capital and then Société Générale, where he helped The SoGen Funds grow from managing $2 billion in assets to over $25 billion in five years. After an illustrious 16 year career, he retired in 2005 at the age of 37.
His success over that time was attributed to his propensity to create and maintain quality relationships with Advisers, Brokers and Consultants, while being a voice of reason for several highly acclaimed investment managers. Throughout his career, he was a featured speaker at regional meetings and national conferences due his unique ability to influence, persuade and move the masses into action.
Andrew returned to work in the non-profit arena in 2013. He is currently on staff at the NYC Rescue Mission, where he is responsible for building bridges and cultivating strategic partnerships with churches, corporations and government agencies interested in community engagement and making meaningful contributions in NYC.
He is also in involved as an adviser, supporter and volunteer with several other charitable organizations, including ElevateNY and charity: water.
A five-time marathoner, current Ironman, and world traveler, Andrew is single, lives in Greenwich Village and is major believer in the power of prayer!