Kurt was appointed Stringam’s first Chief Executive Officer in January of 2023. In this role, he is responsible for managing all aspects of the firm’s business operations and assets. He is also responsible for developing and executing the firm’s strategic plan within the context of its operating and capital budgets. His vision is to significantly grow the Stringam brand through a combination of sustained organic growth and strategic mergers and acquisitions, and to develop a firm culture that is consistent with this vision while enhancing employee satisfaction and ensuring the delivery of high calibre client service across the firm’s markets.
Kurt grew up on a family farm near Bow Island, Alberta. He earned a B.Sc.(Hons) in Neuroscience from the University of Lethbridge in 2000, followed by a J.D. from the University of Saskatchewan in 2003. After graduating Law School, Kurt began articling at Stringam and continued on to become a partner in 2010 and Regional Managing Partner for the Lethbridge region in 2016.
Throughout his legal career, Kurt has gained a broad exposure to several practice areas, including divorce and family law, civil litigation, personal injury, employment law, real estate, wills and estates, corporate/commercial, and criminal matters. Kurt was awarded his King’s Counsel designation in 2022.
Outside of the office, Kurt spends time giving back to his community through various volunteer and philanthropic efforts, and spending time with his family.