Family Office Captain

Kerry Carney

Kerry has extensive finance and operations experience in high-growth companies in the software (SaaS), hospitality (retail/restaurant), commerce, consumer products, medical and dental industries. As a CFO, he has successfully created shareholder value, led and managed the strategic plan for companies, ranging in annual revenue from $12 billion to $30 million for founder/family owned, publicly traded and private equity owned. His 30-year work experience also includes leading several M&A transactions including sell side, audit readiness and buy side financial operational due diligence.

Prior to joining Ark Financial, Kerry worked for the following organizations: E78 Partners (Chief Financial Officer consultant), Compeat (Chief Financial Officer), Profiles International (Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer), Knowledge Universe (Controller/Treasurer) and Neiman Marcus (Senior Director of Accounting).

Kerry obtained an MBA from the University of Tampa and a BBA in accounting from The University of Texas at Austin. Kerry and his wife enjoy living in Austin and can be found at many of the live music venues and sporting events in central Texas. Kerry also serves as a mentor for students at the McCombs school of business at The University of Texas.