Kim S. Curtis, President & CEO of Tidewater Home Funding, is a 2012 Small Business Insight Minerva Awards recipient. Created to honor leading women business owners in Hampton Roads, the Minerva Awards celebrate achievements in the workplace, the complexities of being a business owner, and recognizes women who excel as leaders in making our community a stronger center of commerce. Curtis is the driving force behind the growth of Tidewater Home Funding since 2008, opening additional offices and developing strategic partnerships throughout the Hampton Roads community.
Curtis has thirty years of mortgage and management experience including being a founding partner, Executive Vice President and COO of Virginia Beach based Southern Trust Mortgage. She helped grow the business to one of the mid-Atlantic’s largest multistate mortgage bankers.
A graduate of Old Dominion University, Curtis is a great supporter and member of her community. Curtis currently sits on the ODU Educational Foundation Board’s Executive Committee, ODU CREED, the YWCA of South Hampton Roads Finance Committee, and Marion Manor Board of Directors where she serves as treasurer. Curtis has also served as President of Tidewater Mortgage Bankers Association in 1988 and has served in numerous leadership roles within the mortgage industry throughout her career.