Kris is a Rhode Island native whose career has spanned large corporations, small businesses and startups. He recently acquired a garden furniture manufacturing company. In the past, he was involved with helping entrepreneurs acquire and run existing small businesses. He has been involved in all aspects of these transactions from working with brokers and potential sellers, to doing due diligence and the legal contracting work, including arranging for SBA financing and Seller financing. His 15+ year career has spanned working with small businesses on growth strategies as well as with a private equity fund on roll-up acquisitions and post acquisition integrations and sales growth strategies. He has a MBA from Babson College and a BFA from Pratt Institute.