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Chris Kern

Mr. Kern has over 25 years as a technology investment banker, entrepreneur, senior executive, investor and advisor to a wide range of public and private companies covering the telecommunications, software, SaaS, FinTech and blockchain industries. Since January 2012, Mr. Kern has been the managing partner of Windstream Partners, a diversified private holding company focused on high tech investments in both private and public companies. During the years of 1995 – 2000, Mr. Kern was the executive Vice President and CFO of a leading internet network service provider to small businesses and enterprise clients, Lightning Internet Services, which he grew from the startup phase to becoming a Deloitte and Touche Fast 50 Fastest Growing Companies two years in a row in 1998 and 1999. During 1993 – 1995 and from April 2000 through August 2011, Mr. Kern was a technology investment banker and financial consultant that worked with several hedge funds, investment banks and boutique M&A firms, including Fisher Francis Trees & Watts, Lehman Brothers, Maximum Ventures, Gunn Allen Financial and New Century Capital Partners during which he completed over $650 million in financing and M&A engagements.

 During January 2015 through July 2018, Mr. Kern was the founding Vice President and a board member of the Arizona Business Council, a not-for-profit organization focused on developing resources, education and connectivity for small businesses to foster job creation, new business development opportunities and growth for its membership and the greater Arizona business community.  Mr. Kern also currently serves on the board and is an investor in Boon Networks, a private telecommunications consulting firm serving small business to enterprise sized clients. Since January 2018, Mr. Kern has worked with Website Closers as an M&A advisor to technology companies primarily in the eCommerce, SaaS, Internet Media, and Digital Marketing industries. Since 2015, he has also been an investor and advisor to a wide range of FinTech and Blockchain companies including Latium, RadJav, FogChain and ClickIPO to name a few.

 Mr. Kern Graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1991 with a B.S.B.A. having dual majors in Finance and Management Information Systems.

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SBA Pre-Qualified Commercial Property Marketing Platform – 12 Years in Business – Massive Database & High Repeat Customer Base
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SBA Pre-Qualified, 15 Year eCommerce Brand – Manufacturers & Sells Triathlon Race Apparel, Compression Gear and Multi-Sport Accessories
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High Growth Internet Company Providing Background Checks, People Searches & Reports, Reverse Phone Number Lookup, Reverse Email & Address Reports – On Trend for 150% increase in 2021 Sales over 2020
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eCommerce Brand in the African Heritage Jewelry Niche – 43% Net Margins – Strong & Growing Social Following
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Scaling eCommerce Brand with a 41% Repeat Order Rate offering CBD Derived Products for Topicals, Skincare and Pet Products
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Telehealth Platform for Pet Owners – Linking Mental Health Practitioners with Pet Owners for ESA Letters – 83,000 Pet Owner Clients
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Online Dating Website with Revenue Generation through 3rd Party Advertisers – 4.1M Unique Visitors per Month
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Scaling Indoor Gardening eCommerce Brand – Strong YOY Growth – Amazon FBA
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Well-Established Website Publisher with Low Overhead & Turn-Key Operations
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eCommerce Brand in the Women’s Jewelry Sector – 30% EBITDA Margin – Driven by Website Sales, but Ready to Expand into Amazon and Etsy
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eCommerce Brand in the Bar & Pub Supplies Niche - Shopify & Amazon Sales Channels - B2B & DTC Sales
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Amazon FBA eCommerce Retailer in the DVD Movies & TV Shows Vertical – Strong Year over Year Growth
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11 Year eCommerce Brand in the Health, Beauty and Personal Care Verticals – Focused on Supplements, OTC Medicines and Beauty Products
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14 Year Digital Marketing Agency with Annual Contracts and a Focus on Web Design, Development, SEM & SMO
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17 Year B2B Services Company in Web Design & Maintenance – 77% Recurring Revenue – SBA Pre-Qualified
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Financial Services Education (FES) Business for Day Traders – Traffic Driven Organically via Twitter – Subscription Based Business Model
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