Francis H. Curren, III has worked full time at Pease & Curren, Inc., since 1980. He began his career in the assay lab then moved into the incineration area where he became interested in combustion engineering. His efforts in that area included designing, engineering and installing incineration equipment which has allowed Pease & Curren to return high quality value to their customers.
Mr. Curren holds a BA from Boston College, an MFA from Columbia University New York City and an OPM certificate in General Management from Harvard Business School. He proudly serves in the tradition of the company founders: his grandfather Frances H. Curren, Sr. and his father Frances H. Curren, Jr. who was a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and who fought in the Pacific during WWII. He returned as an Executive officer on the USS Midway during the Korean War. Mr. Curren’s charitable interests lie in the Big Brother Program, where he was the big brother to three fatherless boys in Boston, New York City and RI. He served for twenty years on the Board of Directors.
While still active in the management of Pease & Curren, his outside interests are in tennis, squash and yacht racing. He is the holder of the Lighthouse Trophy and Overall Winner of the 1984 Newport to Bermuda yacht race. He resides in RI with his wife of 35 years, Janet, who owns and operates two retail jewelry stores in Newport RI. His son, Frank, practices law in Boston. His daughter, Laura is a clinical researcher in the Department of Psychiatry at Mass General Hospital in Boston.