President & Chief Executive Officer
Don Gayhardt has over 25 years of executive management experience in the short-term credit industry with a history of completing large acquisitions and complex financial transactions.
During Don’s 18 year tenure with DFC Global, he expanded operations to the UK and Canada adding 715 stores in these geographies.
In 2011, Don served as a consultant for CURO In early 2012, Don accepted the position as CEO and was appointed to the Board of Directors in late 2012. In accepting his position, Don was attracted to the "Great people, great culture, great technology, and great branch network" that is the CURO culture.
Today, Don leads the high-achieving CURO team of over 5,000 employees that leads the market in providing a range of financial services to underbanked consumers in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. under a number of brands including Speedy Cash, Rapid Cash, Cash Money, LendDirect, Avío Credit, Opt+, Juo Loans and WageDayAdvance.
Don is passionate about the progressive team that he is a part of, and is dedicated to providing consumers with a great experience by using increasingly advanced technologies.
Don Gayhardt holds a B.B.A. in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame.