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Kenin M. Spivak

Board Member

Kenin M. Spivak is a highly regarded executive, entrepreneur, financier, author and attorney. He is the founder, chairman and CEO of SMI Group LLC and chairman of its operating units, including a registered investment bank, a consulting firm, and a healthcare affiliate. Prior to SMI Group, Mr. Spivak was senior executive in multi-national companies, including serving as CEO of a News Corporation affiliate, a wireless technology company, and distribution companies, principal operating officer of major studio MGM/UA, founding chairman of the Paul Mitchell cosmetology schools, and an officer and director of Merrill Lynch media and entertainment partnerships. Mr. Spivak received an A.B., M.B.A. (marketing) and Juris Doctor from Columbia University, each with honors, completing all three degrees in six years. He is admitted to practice law in California, New York and U.S. federal courts, and holds multiple securities licenses, including Series 24 (general securities principal).