Kendall Almerico is an entrepreneur and an attorney with 29 years of experience who was named “one of the top crowdfunding and JOBS Act attorneys in the country” by Forbes. Venture Beat named Kendall one of the 20 most influential thought leaders on crowdfunding in the world and Inc. magazine named Kendall to its list of “Top 19 Crowdfunding Experts Startups Need to Know.” Onalytica ranked Kendall #1 on its 2016 list of the Top 100 crowdfunding influencers in the world. Huffington Post called Kendall “one of the country’s leading experts on equity crowdfunding.” Kendall has put his media training to use for years through numerous media appearances including the New York Times, USA Today, Washington Post, Washington Times, Forbes, Bloomberg, Reuters, the New York Daily News, Business Insider, Christian Science Monitor, Fox Business Network, Yahoo News and hundreds of newspaper, blog, radio and television interviews including CNN, CNBC, CBS, ABC, NBC, FOX, CCTV and Bloomberg TV. Kendall has been a regular crowdfunding columnist for Entrepreneur.com and a highly sought after international keynote speaker.
Kendall was also the co-founder of StarTrust Management, an athlete and entertainment agency, where he provided agent and marketing services to professional athletes including NFL players, Major League Baseball players, Olympic athletes and a NASCAR driver. Kendall’s guidance assisted his clients in such diverse areas as contract negotiation, endorsement procurement, media training, event planning, foundation creation and development and implementation of business and marketing strategies. Kendall’s sports agent work allowed him to represent athletes who participated in the Super Bowl, the World Series, the Major League Baseball All-Star Game, the Winter Olympics and the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.