CELEBRATION, Fla., April 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- FL Venture Catalysts (FLVC), a Central Florida based advisory firm, announced today the addition of its newest Senior Catalyst, Kevin Manley, in response to the increasing demand for their Project Executive, Business Advisory, and Exit Planning Services.
Prior to joining FLVC, Kevin was a business growth and transition strategist with his eponymous firm Manley Strategic. He is a successful technology entrepreneur who, in 1995, co-founded Yesmail.com, an online e-marketing solutions company. He and his co-founders took Yesmail public in 1999 and sold it to CMGI in 2000 for over $700M.
Kevin has founded, advised, and/or invested in a variety of companies in consumer electronics, medical technology, manufacturing, software development, real estate development, etc. He received his BS & MS in Engineering and MBA from the University of Illinois. He is also a Certified Exit Planner (CExP) and an Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
Shel Hart, FLVC's founder and Chief Catalyst, said: "our closely held business owners benefit from the depth and breadth of our Executive Catalysts. Kevin's background perfectly complements our team and affords us the opportunity to provide expanded advisory services to owners of growing tech firms throughout Florida. We see a bullish trend in private companies leveraging our flexible Executive talent to increase enterprise value, pivot in markets, or in positioning for a successful exit."
Kevin Manley, Senior Catalyst, said: "I have a passion for helping entrepreneurs achieve their financial and legacy goals. My experience from start up through IPO coupled with extensive private company consulting gives me uncommon insight. I'm excited to join an organization committed to balancing the financial, cultural, and structural aspects of building enduring and valuable private companies. I look forward to adding my experience to their already impressive domain of knowledge."
About FL Venture Catalysts:
FL Venture Catalysts (flvcp.com) serves business owners, boards, executive teams, and investors seeking sustainable growth. They specialize in catalyzing organizational growth through the flexible infusion of experienced Executives ("Catalysts"). Their Catalysts form an innovative, flexible, and performance-based relationship focused on enhancing enterprise value.
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