"I've never met anyone who better understands what's important to mainstream Canadians in their everyday lives. Then he takes that understanding and creates communications that make mainstream Canadians say, 'Someone understands me.' He does it all with head-spinning speed, and he still manages to be one of the nicest guys I know. When I grow up, I want to be Don Curtis." - Joe Hash, copywriter

"When I think of Don Curtis, I think of carefully wrought, quintessentially Canadian communications, of rare emotivational power." - Peter Hume, Abraxas Research

"In nearly thirty years in advertising, I've known only a few people who inspire real confidence and respect in the creative people who work with them. They're the ones you're always glad to have on your side of the table; the ones who really understand creative, and can make your work look good no matter what; the smart, savvy pros who make toiling in this business rewarding and worthwhile. Don Curtis is one of those people. It's a rare thing in a business that can be so cynical and self-serving to find someone who has reached the top through his belief in fairness and honesty, courage and friendship. It's what Don would call the Cowboy Way, and it's how he lives every day of his life." - Paul Joyce, senior copywriter

"Don's real strength lies in his ability to combine his incredible marketing savvy with a true passion for the business in every area he touches. I've seen this come to life directing the advertising efforts for McDonald's, as well as his public service efforts with the Toronto Santa Claus Parade. He has a wonderful collaborative management approach that helps bring out the best of a team and delivers great results." - Peter Beresford, Executive Vice-President, McDonald's Restaurants of Canada, and Director of the Santa Claus Parade

"If you are looking for a way to communicate the essence of your organization, people or brand, then you should connect with Don Curtis. He has the rare ability to generate compelling content that bonds with your audience and inspires action. Don has the magic touch. And he generates great ideas like machine gun bullets. Don has guest lectured my business classes, and they are always energized by his message, his remarkable experience and his boundless enthusiasm." - Jim Hamilton, Professor, Queen's School of Business and St. Lawrence College, Kingston, Ontario

"I am thrilled at your creativity, interest, inspiration and perspiration. This is an important project for the region and is far more imaginative than most of what takes place in this area of the province. Your big picture thinking, creativity, knowledge of history and passion for the project, coupled with your creative and technical skills, fill a very important void for us." - Henry Noble, Discovery Centre of the 1000 Islands, February 2011

"I still tell anyone who will listen that it was a guy named Don Curtis who won the McDonald's business for V&B. It was your avuncular nature as MC that had all the licensees looking around the room and making eye contact that clearly said, "Our kind of guy." And this was before any of your panel spoke." - Rick Hession, former McDonald's licensee, Kingston & Napanee

"Don is one of those rare gentlemen who does what they say, and he has done a lot. He knows business, but more importantly he knows people. His ability to turn out unique ideas and offer thoughtful, valuable input is remarkable. Every time I have the opportunity to speak with Don, I leave richer."Will R. Hodgskiss, Top Dog, Willy Dog Manufacturing/Venture Food Trucks

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