Kevin joined Red Oak Capital Group in August of 2016 as a Senior Partner. In his role as head of National Sales & Distribution, he is responsible for capital acquisition and platform distribution.
Kennedy holds more than 26 years of senior leadership experience in the Investment Management field. Most recently, as Managing Director and Divisional Sales Director for BlackRock. His team were responsible for selling and marketing all of BlackRock’s alternative investments, active and passive offerings, 529 and defined contribution investment only plans. Prior to this role, Kennedy managed the Central Division at BlackRock covering the Merrill Lynch channel.
Previously, he served as Vice President, Asset Management Advisor with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers covering the Midwest region. He began his career with Merrill Lynch in 1990 as a trading liaison within the private client group and continued to hold other investment management positions of increasing responsibility.
Kennedy holds a Series 7, 24, 63, 65 and 66 securities licenses. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Duquesne University, in Pittsburg, PA. He completed his Certified Investment Management Analyst certification (CIMA) designation from Wharton Executive Education-University of Pennsylvania in 2007.