Mr. Kennedy serves on the Board of Advisors to Stern Ventures. Currently, Mr. Kennedy is the Founder & CEO of Sift Finance, a robo-advisor that helps startups map and operationalize successful business models.
Previously, Mr. Kennedy founded WCK Consulting LLC providing key strategy and financial advisory services to over 30 companies including Colingo, Locbox, and Expertus.
Prior to consulting, Mr. Kennedy underwent a 6-year tour of investment banking and equity research. He worked for notable firms, including Green Street Advisors (the #1 sell-side shop covering REITs) and Tier1 Research. During his tenure at Thomas Weisel Partners, he worked on deals representing over $1 billion in aggregate value.
He also served 2 years at SVB Financial Group providing venture financing & industry connections to startups.
Mr. Kennedy is also a Finance Instructor at the Investment Banking Institute, iXperienceCT, and Summerfuel where he has taught financial analysis, modeling, M&A, and LBO to over 1,000 students.