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  • Kevin Chern
    Kevin Chern
    CEO

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Kevin Chern

CEO

After 25 years of building businesses while navigating some of the most complex paths to success, Kevin Chern founded Sanguine Strategic Advisors to lend his insight and experience to other serial entrepreneurs, small business owners and folks in need of a roll-up-your-sleeves innovator, deal maker and doer.

  • Anthony Bux
    Anthony Bux
    Vice President of Legal Solutions

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Anthony Bux

Vice President of Legal Solutions

Anthony has worked in numerous leadership roles in the legal vertical since 2005. He has served in critical capacities in scaling two start-ups to north of $30MM in ARR, giving him an unparalleled perspective on what it takes to be successful in marketing, sales, operations and finance. He has repeatedly navigated the complex process of evaluating the root cause of business challenges and identifying both the correct process and partners to work through such challenges.

  • Mike Bux
    Mike Bux
    Vice President of Sales

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Mike Bux

VP of Partner Benefit Solutions

Mike is a high value business executive with diverse skills and experience leading businesses and sales. He operates at the intersection of cutting-edge technology, finance, accounting, growth-mindedness, sales excellence, and delivering dynamic results. He has the ability to assess processes and systems for gaps and opportunities and finds white areas in businesses to grow as a greenfield.

  • Michael McEldowney
    Michael McEldowney
    Vice President of Operations

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Michael McEldowney

Vice President of Operations

For most of the last two decades Michael has worked closely with attorneys at every level of the legal industry from legal lead generation to legal plans to law firm operations management. He has worked closely with thousands of law firm and other small business operators. Prior to joining Sanguine Strategic Advisors, Michael spent the past 8 years onboarding and managing attorney networks for two national law firms and a national pre-paid legal services plan.

  • Scott Thede
    Scott Thede
    Vice President of Finance

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Scott Thede

Vice President of Finance

Scott Thede, is a seasoned finance professional with a remarkable 18-year track record. Throughout his career, Scott has demonstrated his expertise in finance through roles within startups as well as marketing and law firms. With a blend of analytical acumen and industry insights, Scott carefully crafts financial forecasts and projections that focus on potential profits while simultaneously mitigating risks.

 

  • Erin Michael Ferguson
    Erin Michael Ferguson
    Operational Engineer & Senior Advisor

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Erin Michael Ferguson

Operational Engineer & Senior Advisor

Erin has a diverse professional and educational background. She earned a Master’s degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, specialization in Organizational Effectiveness, and is working on a PhD in Business Psychology. Erin has provided executive coaching, data analysis and leadership initiative development for senior executives at HSBC Bank Global, as well as to other industry leaders, for over 15 years. She also worked at NASA Goodard Space Flight Center as a Human Capital Statistician, where she utilized predictive modeling to optimize program initiatives and mission completion. Erin also has extensive experience in Marketing and Sales. 

  • Shirley Vega
    Shirley Vega
    Operations Administrator

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Shirley Vega

Operations Administrator

Shirley Vega has over a decade of experience in operations, project management, and property management. During her 10-year career in the real estate industry as an REO (Real Estate Owned) Specialist, Shirley handled every aspect of the management of a multi-million-dollar portfolio of properties across the United States, owned by lien holders. Her experience in overseeing every aspect of property management, including leasing, repairs, improvements and evictions, has translated well to helping Sanguine’s business owner clients navigate the time-consuming and often tedious administrative burdens of day-to-day operations.

  • Christopher A. Darak
    Christopher A. Darak
    Senior Advisor & Project Manager

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Christopher Darak

Senior Advisor & Project Manager

Christopher Darak has over twenty years of experience in navigating complex business obstacles and has a passion for sharing his knowledge and experience with other business owners, entrepreneurs, and people looking for new opportunities. As a Senior Advisor and Project Manager at Sanguine Strategic Advisors, Christopher is committed to assisting others in determining  and achieving their paths to success.

  • Alicia Amorosia
    Alicia Amorosia

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Alicia Amorosia

Senior Wellness Advisor

Alicia Amorosia is a seasoned business professional with a background in real estate liquidations, REO homes, short sales, and investor relations. Having earned a degree in Business Management, Alicia combines her academic background with her hands-on experience navigating the complexities of the real estate market to advise her clients how to overcome their most pressing challenges and scale their businesses. Alicia excels in the areas of project management and communications, ensuring seamless project execution and client satisfaction every step of the way.

  • Larry Priebe
    Larry Priebe

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Larry Priebe

Senior Partnership Manager

Larry Priebe for over 3 decades has worked with businesses, bringing valuable solutions, creating efficiencies, and driving more profits to the bottom line. Larry has worked for startups to the sixth largest bank in the world. Larry has held leadership roles managing over $400MM in assets. His various skills help him in taking complex projects and converting them into easier tasks. His favorite saying is CARPE DEIM!

  • Matt Curdo
    Matt Curdo

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Matt Curto

Senior Advisor

Matt Curto - With over 15 years of legal industry experience in business development, software, and management, Matt brings a wealth of expertise to his role at Sanguine. He specializes in providing attorneys with insights into legal technology tools, marketing strategies, and case-management services to optimize business operations and staff productivity. Known for his process-driven approach and track record of success, Matt collaborates closely with clients to deliver tailored solutions. Prior to joining Sanguine, he held legal client-service positions at Best Case by Stretto, Martindale-Nolo/Avvo, and Total Attorneys.