Kurt grew up in the Tyler and East Texas area. He graduated from Robert E. Lee High School and attended Tyler Junior College. After attaining an Associates Degree he attended and graduated from the University of Texas at Tyler. Kurt then began his career as a Teacher/Coach for the Tyler Independent School District. After 9 years, he began a career as a Sales Representative for Nabisco for the next 15 years. Kurt would go back to teaching and coaching in the Whitehouse Independent School District until he retired in 2014.
During his years as a teacher, Kurt also helped his wife Judy, in her career in real estate. Together they formed the Judy Kunzman Team and have become one of East Texas favorite realtors. They now are one of the top teams in East Texas and are the Top Team for Keller Williams Realty in Tyler. Kurt has been actively involved in many organizations and has served as the Director of Sharon Shrine Temple for many years helped raise money for the Shrine Hospitals for Children. He served on the Whitehouse Yesteryear committee and helped them raise money for improvements in the city and for scholarships for graduating seniors. Kurt and Judy have been involved in committees for the Greater Tyler Association of Realtors and for Keller Williams. They have been willing to serve to help people and that is the reason they enjoy helping others in their real estate needs.