Deborah Curtis, American Express
Vice President, Head of Global Brand Experiences and Partnerships
Over 11 years at AmEx, Curtis has held the reins for sponsorships that have included the NBA, U.S. Open, USGA and other affinity-driven associations, such as those with AEG and Fashion Week. Her AmEx tenure is backed by years of brand marketing experience gained from five years at L’Oreal and time at ad agencies BBDO, J. Walter Thompson and others. Professionally, she’s passionate about expanding the role of women in sports. Away from work, her passion is being a single mom.