Kevin Covert, Co-Founder & Managing Director at Strandview Capital
Kevin Covert is a veteran entrepreneur, investor and investment banker who has launched and built three financial services companies in Southern California. He has extensive hands on experience providing strategic advice to early stage private companies regarding raising capital and M&A. Kevin is currently co-founder of Strandview Capital which provides strategic growth capital to financial services and technology companies. In 1999, Kevin co-founded investment bank Montgomery & Co., which he helped build over 10 years into one of the leading tech-focused investment banks of its time. From 2009-2015, Mr. Covert launched and built his own investment bank Covert & Co., focused on equity financing and M&A for tech companies. Kevin has worked closely with financial services companies in sectors such as investment platforms, online credit reporting, ecommerce transaction processing, mobile check deposit/bill pay, credit card security, payroll processing, ERP/financial software, and online payment companies. Kevin started his career in investment banking at Credit Suisse and Salomon Brothers (now Citigroup), and received his MBA from Stanford University..