Stephen B. McCurdy
Steve is a founding director of the Barth Syndrome Foundation (BSF) and is currently Chairman Emeritus of the BSF Board.
Steve and his wife, Kate, also a founding director of BSF who currently serves as the Board’s representative to BSF’s Scientific and Medical Advisory Board and on BSF’s Publications Committee. Both Steve and Kate have reached their term limits and serve as counsel to the BSF Board only. They are the parents of a young man, Will, who died as a consequence of Barth syndrome at the age of 28 in 2014, and of a 23-year old daughter, Eliza.
Steve earned a BS in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. He retired in 2014 as a Senior Vice President after a 30-year career with American Express in New York. He continues to serve on philanthropic boards and resides in Larchmont, NY.