Daily News: December 10, 2013

First Growth Capital Hires Henry as VP

First Growth Capital announced the hiring of Kevin Henry as vice president and business development Officer. Henry will be based in Boynton Beach and be responsible for developing new business and marketing activities throughout the Florida region to meet the working capital credit needs of small and medium-sized businesses.

Henry has more than 25 years of progressive senior financial, managerial and entrepreneurial experience working with private investment banks, private equity firms and other financial institutions. With an extensive background sourcing capital for mergers and acquisitions and private transactions, he focuses primarily on adding value to individual transactions. Throughout his career, Henry has originated and sourced more than $250 million worth of equity and debt for private transactions for companies in the financial services, consumer services, manufacturing, consumer products, media, and technology industries. Most recently, he served as the VP of Business Development for ACM Capital Partners, where he was responsible for sourcing capital for companies in transition.

“With all of the opportunities available to Kevin, we are pleased that he chose us,” said Jay Atkins, president of First Growth Capital. “His extensive knowledge on both the debt and equity will enable him to quickly assess prospects’ needs.”

Henry stated, “I am looking forward to putting my experience and expertise to work with First Growth Capital and leveraging the relationships I’ve built over the past 25 years or so to help the company grow its portfolio in providing the best solutions for clients in a speedy manner.”