Kevin is the chairman and co-founder of Sunstone Business Finance. Mr. Padrick has over 35 years of experience in alternative finance and structuring complex financial transactions, including advising a major Wall Street investment bank, private equity funds, and hedge funds. Mr. Padrick also provided asset management and sale advice to owners of structured finance assets, real property, equipment, and venture capital investments. Financing projects have ranged in size exceeding $1 billion.
Mr. Padrick started his career as an attorney with Miller Nash LLP where he chaired the insolvency department and represented debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, and creditors committees, and was lead outside counsel for U.S. Bancorp in reorganization matters nationally and internationally.
Mr. Padrick holds an M.B.A., a J.D., and a B.S. in both mathematics and psychology, all awarded with honors, from the University of Santa Clara. Mr. Padrick is an avid pilot, with airline transport and instructor ratings in fixed wing aircraft, gliders, and helicopters.
Dann is the president and co-founder of Sunstone Business Finance. Mr. Wheeler has spent the last 10 years in the financial services industry where he has been responsible for financial analysis and due diligence related to debt and equity transactions in various industries, including technology, consumer products, aviation and forest products.
Mr. Wheeler was also a manager with KPMG, where he spent several years with the Assurance group and two years in the Transaction Services group in Zurich, Switzerland. During this time, he worked on various U.S. GAAP conversions and due diligence projects, including the sale of a subsidiary of a major Swiss airline.
Mr. Wheeler is a certified public accountant and graduated with an M.B.A. and B.A. in accounting with honors from Westminster College and a B.A. in political science from the University of Utah.