Mr. Kessenich, a co-founder of Excellere Partners, has more than 25 years of principal investing and investment banking experience, including originating investment opportunities, leading investment teams, providing strategic and operational oversight, and board governance. Mr. Kessenich has helped many entrepreneurs successfully grow their companies into best-in-class, industry leading businesses. He has extensive industry experience, including healthcare services, medical technology, life sciences; energy services spanning the upstream, midstream and downstream continuum; industrial technology and services, and transportation logistics industries. Prior to forming Excellere Partners, Mr. Kessenich was a senior investment professional and served on the investment committee at three highly successful middle-market private equity firms. Prior to that, Mr. Kessenich was an investment banker with Continental Bank / Bank of America where he advised middle-market entrepreneurs and companies.
Mr. Kessenich received an MBA in Finance and International Business from The University of Chicago’s Graduate School of Business and a BSBA in Accounting and Finance from Creighton University. Mr. Kessenich currently serves on the board of directors of Integrated Petroleum Technologies and G2 Integrated Solutions. Mr. Kessenich previously served on the board of directors of Advanced Pain Management, AxelaCare Health Solutions, MedExpress Urgent Care, MTS Medication Technologies, Personable Insurance, PhyMed Anesthesia and U.S. Water Services prior to their sales.