Dave Kurth – Compliance Manager at Penn Mutual Asset Management
Dave Kurth is a Compliance Manager for Penn Mutual Asset Management, responsible for designing and implementing their compliance program. With 22 years of experience in financial services, his expertise is unrivaled.
Officer Jones pulled Kurth and his vehicle over after they struck a road sign, though the damage to the front of the car was deemed “not significant.”
Early Life and Education
Early childhood is critical for a child’s development. Their brains are still developing during this period, and they absorb many things from their environment.
Early childhood education and classroom methods today are guided by Erikson’s psychosocial theory. This theory states that educators must support and motivate children at each stage of development in order to help them learn effectively.
Friedrich Froebel is widely considered as the founder of kindergarten education, advocating that children should learn through play instead of traditional methods. His approach proved popular with early childhood educators today.
Dave is a skilled litigator with experience handling high-profile trials before the National Labor Relations Board, in state and federal courts, as well as Title VII, wage/hour and whistleblower cases.
He has also been heavily involved in humanitarian causes and economic empowerment. As founder of Esperanza International, which assists unemployed youth gain job skills and an edge, he strives to help them get on the path toward success.
Kurth has achieved great success in the horticulture and lawn care industries, serving on the boards of numerous organizations like Wisconsin Turfgrass Association and Professional Lawn Care Association of America. Additionally, he was honored with the WI Green Industry Distinguished Service Award.
Achievements and Honors
Kurth made a name for himself on the ice during his tenure with the Dubuque Fighting Saints, leading them to an impressive 40-16-3-3 record this past season.
He scored 50 goals and 122 points in 114 career games, earning him a place on USA Hockey’s 2022 Dave Tyler Junior Player of the Year Award list as the top American-born junior hockey player.
He earned league-wide recognition for his performance during the BioSteel All-American Game. Throughout the season, he tied for fourth in team scoring with 35 goals and finished fifth in shots. Additionally, he had 25 multi-point attempts and finished seventh overall in points per game with 81.
Kurth is an accomplished businessman, having founded and managed Barefoot Grass Lawn Service in Madison, Wisconsin. Additionally, he owns franchises for the company in Milwaukee, Appleton/Green Bay and Rockford.
He is best known as the founder of Kurth & Taylor, a band formed in 1992 that received critical acclaim from Billboard magazine for their music and appeared on multiple episodes of General Hospital.
In addition to his career, he loves spending time with his family. He has four children and seven grandchildren.
He and Ethel Kurth have been happily married for over 50 years and currently reside in Crossville, Tennessee. After retiring from their careers in the airline industry, they enjoy traveling and dancing whenever possible.
Kurth’s wealth primarily derives from his sound system company, Radio Sound Inc., which manufactures equipment to create superior audio for Harley-Davidson motorcycles. Estimates place Kurth’s stake in this firm between $5 million and $25 million.
He also lists several other investment properties, such as a mini-storage facility and vacant lot in Santa Ana, Calif. both worth at least $100,000 each.
In addition to his family’s tree farm in Transylvania County, N.C., he holds stock in Financial Guaranty Corp. worth between $25 million and $50 million.
He owns stock in various companies such as General Electric and Pfizer. Furthermore, the Wisconsin politician owns a ranch in Kelly, Wyo., as well as shares in the Milwaukee Bucks basketball team.