Meet The Team

Curtland E. Fields

President / CEO

Curt is photographed in the Van Vleck Gardens, the Turrell Fund headquarters in Montclair, NJ.

Curt uses the ‘Applause-o-meter’ to gauge the crowd at the Turrell Fund Day for Children in Vermont.

Curt Fields became a Trustee of the Turrell Fund in 1997.  He was appointed President & CEO of the Fund in 2005, after a distinguished 31-year career with AT&T.

As a senior executive officer of AT&T, Curt served as President of the $2 billion Consumer Services Division, and, earlier, as President of AT&T’s largest operating region, in the Midwest.  His experience with the company included assignments of increasing responsibility in finance, operations and marketing, and included key assignments in the Office of the Chairman.

A native of Washington, D.C., Curt holds an undergraduate degree in architecture and engineering, with high honors, from Princeton University.  He also holds a Masters in Business Administration, in finance and marketing, with honors, from the Wharton School, at the University of Pennsylvania.

Curt serves on the Board of Directors of the Lincoln Center Theater in New York City, and is a Trustee of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and Caucus Educational Corporation.

Curt also served as a Director of the ATC Technology Corporation, until its acquisition, in 2010, by privately-held GENCO; Lucent Technologies, Inc., through its initial public offering; and the AT&T Universal Card, until its acquisition by Citigroup.

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