Curt Morse is the new executive director of the Downtown Improvement Board, replacing Ron Butlin whose last day was Friday, Sept. 30.
Morse grew up in my hometown, Greenville, Miss. He is the manufacturer Caribiana Sea Skiffs, which have been featured in several magazines.
He was a franchisee for PODS and later moved up to Northwest Florida’s operations manager for the company. Since December 2014, Morse has been the branch manager for Mobile Mini, Inc.
Morse is a past board president of Keep Pensacola Beautiful and has served on the boards of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northwest Florida, Five Flags Rotary and Fiesta of Five Flags.
The DIB position will be his first venture in quasi-municipal government and downtown redevelopment.