Damian Kennedy, CPA, has presided over business development for small, medium and large firms. Mr. Kennedy has over 20 years of experience in Corporate Restructuring, IPOs, Leveraged Buyouts, Mergers & Acquisitions, Taxation and Finance, Financial Planning, Insurance and Investments as well as Executive Operations Management in large companies. Mr. Kennedy has been early pioneer in many financial practices that are common today. For example, he created several of the original equity hedge funds. The scope if the investments included listed domestic equities and junk bonds as well as non-US securities, initial public offerings and private placements.
He has also been instrumental in moving start-up companies to successful businesses. Mr. Kennedy has worked with 40 companies in the past 10 years that are successful companies today. Many growing from zero to $20MM under his leadership. Some of his key skills include: identifying and eliminating waste as well as improving operational and financial efficiency to boost shareholder returns. He has worked with initial and subsequent investors to launch and develop new businesses to help them realize full value.
Mr. Kennedy has worked for Arnold Communications, Bankers Trust, California Energy Company, Deloitte Touche, Goldman Sachs, Grace Geothermal, Hearst Corporation, Jacksonville Electric Authority, Leo Burnett Company, Lincolnshire Capital Management, McDonalds, Northern California Power Agency, Sawyer Miller/IPG, Shell Oil, Sterling Grace Investments, TRW, Value Line. Damian has spent over 20 years in Corporate Restructuring, IPOs, Leveraged Buyouts, Mergers & Acquisitions, Taxation and Finance, Financial Planning, Insurance and Investments as well as Executive Operations Management.