Prior to joining KV Partners LLC, Mr. Hennessey spent twenty-two years at the global investment bank, Credit Suisse First Boston.
Having begun his career as a trader in the Fixed Income Division and then investment banker, he rose to become the Managing Director in charge of the Fixed Income Global Emerging Markets group and the Municipal Securities / Public Finance Group. Mr. Hennessey assumed control of the Global Emerging Markets businesses of the bank in the early nineties with a mandate build the business based on sound risk management and sound investment banking practice. The division has gone on to record significant successes and has since been recognized, each year, as one of the leaders in the global emerging markets.
Mr. Hennessey spent the last three years of his career, at Credit Suisse, in the Executive group as Chairman of the Global New Business Organization and Support Committee – Strategic Planning and Chairman of the Global Ethics Committee. Additionally, he was a member of the Public Banking Committee, The Global Credit Committee, and the Fixed Income Risk Management Committee.
At KV Partners LLC / K. C. Hennessey Associates LLC, Mr. Hennessey’s efforts are focused on investment projects and advisory in Central and Eastern Europe. He is presently a Fund Director of Drake Management LLC, Chairman of an SEC regulated Mutual Fund group. Member of the Board of Directors and Senior advisor to the Council for Trade and Economic Cooperation Russia/USA; a trustee of the Cooke Foundation for (Special) Education and The Caedmon School.

Kevin C. Hennessey