Kathy Bartlett

Chicago, Illinois, US

Entrepreneur/Investor/Advisor/Consultant
Kathy's Skills
Operations
Finance
Business Development
Design
Fundraising
Management
Marketing
Product Management
Sales
Strategy
Technical
User Experience
Background

Age Group

36-55

About Kathy

Entrepreneur and co-founder for 18 + years in various industries, including Finance, Hospitality and Real Estate.
Led the organizations thru seed, growth and exit. Overseen business development and financial oversight. Always researching new concepts and new ventures.

Quote

Ideas without actions are not ideas...they are regrets - Steve Jobs

Work Experience

Co-Founder/CFO

KB Investment LLC

December 1999 - September 2016

Started up Financial Lending company. Started bootstrapped with one location to 40+ locations after 5 years. Was in charge of fiscal operations, including operational analysis, financial statement creation, and cash flow management. Led strategic business planning and benchmarking. Defined policies and procedures and regulatory guidelines. Headed growth thru the locations and established presence to the internet market.

Co-Owner

Wok N Fire LLC

July 2006 - December 2016

Led in the expansion of Pan Asian Sushi restaurants from two locations to 6 locations. Created value by taking on a negative profit margin and less than 1 M in annual sales to 12+ PM and 10 M in annual sales. Streamlining reporting and reducing COGS and inventory controls. Reorganizing the corporate back of the house structure to capture a more efficient work process. I charge of funding build out projects and expansions.

Education

Northwestern university

BS Mechancial Engineering

1987 - 1991

University of Chicago Booth

Executive MBA

2010 - 2010