Kainos Capital LLC
Kevin Elliott joined Kainos Capital as a Partner in 2015. To this position, he brought over 25 years of operating, turnaround, and merger and acquisition experience from the consumer goods, retail and distribution industries.
Prior to joining Kainos Capital, Mr. Elliott held the position of President and COO of Nash Finch Inc., leading their retail and distribution businesses as well as serving on their M&A committee. Mr. Elliott was also a leader on the integration team during the successful sale of Nash Finch to Spartan Stores Inc.
Prior to Nash Finch, Mr. Elliott was with 7-Eleven Inc. for eight years most recently as Senior Vice President of Merchandising, Marketing and Distribution for its 8,000 domestic stores. Mr. Elliott was also an integral member of 7-Eleven’s acquisition strategy effort.
Prior to 7-Eleven, Mr. Elliott was the VP of Procurement at Webvan, responsible for the distribution relationships nationally.
Mr. Elliott started his career at Fleming Companies in the Merchandising function and was involved in the grocery, dairy, frozen, deli, and bakery categories. While at Fleming, he also held the positions of Corporate Director, Store Brands and Corporate Director, Category Management.
Mr. Elliott received his BA in Operation Management at Missouri State University and obtained his Masters in Business Administration at Southern Methodist University.