Eric Kern has approximately 15 years experience in investment banking, commercial banking and consulting. During that time he has facilitated, advised, or closed on over $600 million in transactions involving privately-held and closely-held businesses. His business perspective has been shaped by experience with literally hundreds of business owners and managers representing companies ranging from start-ups and small businesses to Fortune 500 companies. This experience spans across industries that include manufacturing, distribution, services, and technology. His understanding guides him in delivering transactions through both domestic and international sources that drive the top value for his clients. This includes the sale of businesses at premium valuations and other M&A and financing transactions aimed at building or harvesting value for the business owner.