Don Gayhardt

President and CEO in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Don Gayhardt

President and CEO in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Don Gayhardt, the president and chief executive officer of CURO Financial Technologies Corp, leverages nearly 30 years of experience in the financial industry to his current role. At Speedy Group Holdings, he leads a team of more than 5,000 employees that offers services to underbanked communities across the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada. Prior to entering the financial industry, he studied accounting at the University of Notre Dame. Following his graduation from college with a degree in accounting, he began working for Smith Barney in New York.

Shortly after starting his career in investment banking, an investment group he helped found purchased Dollar Financial Group. Three years after its initial investment, the company asked Don Gayhardt to become its president. As a leader of Dollar Financial Group, Don Gayhardt oversaw an expansion across the English-speaking West. By the time he left the company in 2008, it had grown to encompass more than 1,400 stores providing financial services to those most in need.

Today, Don Gayhardt's career in the financial services industry extends beyond his leadership of Speedy Group Holdings. A member of the Board of Directors of the Community Financial Services Association of America, he also serves on the board of Beneficial Bank, a Philadelphia institution that has been serving customers since 1853. Gayhardt has also pursued work outside of the industry as the chairman of a musical education network, Music Training Center Holdings, LLC. Since 2009, he has overseen the premier destination for students seeking a music education.

Don Gayhardt at Curo Financial Services Corp

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  • Work
    • Speedy Cash
  • Education
    • University of Notre Dame