Kevin McNamara makes a vision and makes it a reality through sound strategy development and execution. He intuitively sees the threads of opportunity that wind through an organization, brings them together into a coherent whole, helps others extend their thinking, and drives business revenue and success. He is an inspirational leader who tells stories that inspire action while at the same time is grounded in financial information that levers the business. Kevin is respected as an entrepreneur and financial industry leader. Currently, Kevin is the owner of Image 360 Studios franchises in North Carolina, a unique and innovative business opportunity where beauty professionals lease studios and bring their passion, talent, and clientele to drive an intoxicating formula for success. Kevin started his career in banking and completed his 16-year career after serving in numerous executive leadership roles for RBC Bank USA. He then leveraged his experience in banking selling SaaS financial technologies. Kevin has a strong entrepreneurial drive and has owned six businesses, including a commercial packaging business that he purchased and grew 800% before selling it in 2017. Kevin also has a successful career in commercial real estate.
Kevin grew up in Raleigh, NC and attended Broughton High School before accepting a full Division 1 basketball scholarship to George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. Kevin also played baseball at George Mason and was the Graduate Assistant Basketball Coach while getting his MBA. Kevin continued his basketball career by playing competitively in Australia.
Kevin served on several boards, including NC State Poole College of Management and the Alexander YMCA. His passion for developing young people has shined over the last 12 years as he coached numerous youth sports at all levels. He resides in Raleigh, NC, and enjoys coaching his daughter’s basketball team and cheering on his son, who is a high school basketball player.