John R. Curtis
|John R. Curtis|
|Mayor of Provo, Utah|
January 5, 2010 – present
|Preceded by||Lewis K. Billings|
Salt Lake City, Utah
|Alma mater||Brigham Young University|
|Religion||The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon)|
Curtis attended high school at Skyline High School (Utah), where he met his future wife, Sue Snarr. He attended Brigham Young University and graduated with a degree in Business Management. He worked for OC Tanner and the Citizen Watch Company before taking a position as the COO of a Provo-based company, Action Target in 2000.
John ran successfully for Mayor Provo City in 2009 defeating former legislator, Stephen Clark, with 53% of the vote and took office on January 5, 2010 on a platform of Safety, Prosperity, and Unity.   Since taking office he's been focused on Economic Development, revitalization of Downtown Provo, and getting a beach down at Utah Lake. John was re-elected for a second four-year term in 2013 with 86.49% of the vote.
- Provo City website. Accessed April 19, 2013.
- "Curtis wins Provo mayor race; incumbents tossed in some other races".
- "Meet Mayor Curtis". Provo City. 2013. Retrieved 2013-12-12.
- "Curtis soars to victory and second term in Provo".
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