Startup Grind Charleston Hosts Kevin Flounders (CEO of SIB Fixed Cost Reduction)

SIB Fixed Cost Reduction - 796 Meeting Street Charleston, 29403 - View Map Charleston
Tue, Oct 19, 6:00 PM (EDT)

About this event

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Kevin Flounders joined SIB Fixed Cost Reduction in November 2018 after more than 25 years in the telecom industry. His decades of leadership success drive SIB’s growth by continually improving operations, employee retention and business development while expanding SIB’s service offerings. Kevin’s focus at SIB revolves around client and employee engagement.

Kevin’s telecom career began at 19 when his father, who owned a one-man residential cabling company, fell ill. Kevin took over the company and grew it into Comstar Technologies, a technology integration firm focused on VoIP, data, and physical Infrastructure. Comstar grew from $136K in revenue to $50 million through organic growth, acquisitions and strategic partnerships. He attributes his success in part to building a thriving company culture with high employee satisfaction, loyalty and retention. Comstar continues to grow as a full-service provider of business cloud and onsite phone systems, IT services, cabling, A/V and security systems for clients across the US, Canada, Mexico, South Africa and China. Kevin sold Comstar Technologies in 2018 and now serves on its board of directors.


Special thanks to our friends and partners:

- SIB Fixed Cost Reduction for hosting us, we couldn’t do it without them

- Zing Zheng for capturing the moment

- Slice Company for the pies

- Frothy Beard Brewing for the brews

- Tambu Wines for the vino

#StartupGrindCHS

About Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Month

This month Startup Grind is celebrating DEI month, presented with SVB and supported by Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs. DEI stands for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; 31 days to emphasize the importance of diversity across our global startup ecosystem, and what it means to all of us. We are so excited to take this time to recognize and amplify the voices of leaders in our globally diverse communities, providing a platform for those that may not have been heard previously.

In addition to this event, you can also view Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Month events taking place across our global startup community here or register for our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summit here.

Speaker

  • Kevin Flounders

    Kevin Flounders

    SIB Fixed Cost Reduction

    SIB

  • Moderator

    • Alex Cottingham

      Alex Cottingham

      Startup Grind Charleston

      Director

    When

    Tuesday, Oct 19
    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EDT)

    Where

    SIB Fixed Cost Reduction
    796 Meeting Street Charleston29403

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