Rick is a founding member and Chief Executive Officer of Evergreen Advisors LLC. Rick has over 25 years of experience in advising early stage growth and middle market, closely-held companies. He advises clients on various exit strategies as well as financing alternatives that can increase shareholder value. These strategies and alternatives include merger, sale, ESOP, acquisition and expansion plans.
Rick is also a managing member of the Chesapeake Emerging Opportunities Club, an early stage venture capital fund and a member of the New Vantage Network, a group of Washington area dinner clubs.
He serves on the Board of Directors for: Acuity Mobile, Inc., Butler Capital Corporation, ICAT Logistics, Inc., MetaSource, Pathsensors, Inc., Emerging Technology Council and Towson Global Incubator, and held past Board of Directors positions with various entities including: e.magination network LLC, Platform Logic Inc., Hi-Tech Fasteners Inc., and Maryland Development Technology Center (MDTC). Kohr also serves on the 13 member Howard County Cyber Security Commission. He is actively involved with area incubators and other business development initiatives.
Rick is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants, and the Chief Executive Officers Club of Baltimore. Rick is a graduate of Loyola University in Maryland with an MBA from the Sellinger School of Business with a concentration in Finance & Marketing and a BA in Accounting. He holds his Series 65 License, 63 Uniform Securities Agent License and his Series 7 and 79 General Securities Representative License.