Michael Curry is the Principal of Business Contingency Services for the Vanguard Group, Inc., a leading provider of comprehensive investment management services based in Malvern, Pennsylvania. In this position, he is responsible for enterprise-wide business contingency planning, development, maintenance and testing. Prior to this role, Mike led the Vanguard Retirement Resource Center and served as an Executive Assistant to the Chief Technology Officer.
Mike began his career in 1977 as a staff accountant with Deloitte, LLP, a public accounting firm. Since then, he has held audit and management positions of increasing responsibility with several successful organizations including Philip Morris Companies, Inc., The Washington Post Company, Marriott Corporation and The Zurich Insurance Group. Mike’s educational background includes the U.S. Naval Academy and the University of Baltimore. He is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and a Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP). Mike is a registered representative and holds the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA, formerly the NASD) Series 6, 63 and 26 licenses.
Curry is an advocate and active member of several financial services industry professional organizations including the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), the Association of Contingency Planners (ACP), the Securities Industry Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), the Investment Company Institute (ICI) and Chester County FIRST. Mike currently serves as Chairman of Chester County FIRST, Co-Chair of the SIFMA BCP Tactical Committee and as an Editorial Advisory Board member for Continuity Insights magazine.