Curt Newport is a veteran Hospitality Professional and Corporate Trainer, as well as currently certifying hundreds of people per year in (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation) CPR. He spent over a dozen years with Marriott International, in several capacities ranging from Department Manager to General Manager at individual properties, and positions such as Training Manager for North America and Director of Training for the ExecuStay by Marriott brand. In these capacities, Curt has trained, literally, thousands of people, ranging in rank and tenure from the newest manager to Senior Management and Executive Level Teambuildings. He is an accomplished public speaker, routinely addressing groups of dozens, if not hundreds of participants. He has also spent several years in Field Management with Starbucks Coffee Company, and has a proven track record in both organizations of financial results, low turnover and high employee satisfaction.
Curt is certified to deliver programs from Covey Leadership (Seven Habits of Highly Effective People and First Things First), as well as the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, among others. He is an Instructor for the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI), and also has been appointed as BLS Regional Faculty (Virginia) for the American Heart Association. Curt has been training groups of all sizes since 1995. Curt has also been a CPR Instructor since 1999, teaching community CPR classes, as well as Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider Classes in Loudoun County and throughout Virginia and the Mid-Atlantic.
Curt has also been a Volunteer Emergency Medical Technician since 1998, responding to 911 calls in his community on a BLS or ALS Ambulance. He has also trained as a Reserve Firefighter, and has served as the Public Relations Officer and Logistics Officer for the Rescue Squad, currently holding the rank of Assistant Chief, and leads a team of twelve EMTs and Paramedics at least one night every week for his two different Rescue Squads. He is also an Instructor with Loudoun County Fire & Rescue, and is an EMT Evaluator for the Virginia Office of EMS and the Northern Virginia EMS Council.
Curt is a High School sports official, working games as a Varsity and JV baseball umpire in the Spring, Varsity and JV Volleyball in the fall, as well as a Grade 8 Referee with the US Soccer Federation. Curt also coaches youth soccer.
Curt graduated from Northern Arizona University with a degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management, and is originally from San Diego.
Curt is a member of the Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce, National Association of Sports Officials, and the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians.
Curt and his wife, Leigh, live in Loudoun County, Virginia, with their two sons.