John Kerschen

Managing Partner & President at Charter Capital Partners LLC

John Kerschen

John Kerschen

Managing Partner & President at Charter Capital Partners LLC

Overview
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Charter Capital Partners LLC

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137

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6

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Managing Director at Charter Private Capital Management, Inc.

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Chief Strategic Officer at Van Andel Institute

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Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Grand River Aseptic Manufacturing, Inc.

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Fund Advisor at Charter Private Capital Management, Inc.

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Fund Advisor at Hopen LS Manager II LLC

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Advisor at Grand Ventures Management LLC

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Founder & Senior Managing Director at Biostar Managers LLC

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Managing Director-Global Private Equity at RDV Corp.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Grand River Aseptic Manufacturing, Inc.

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Advisor at Virgil Security, Inc.

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John Kerschen
Managing Partner & President at Charter Capital Partners LLC
Education
BA

Michigan State University (MSU) is a public research university located in East Lansing, Michigan, United States and is the first land-grant institution that was created to serve as a model for future land-grant colleges in the country under the 1862 Morrill Act. Michigan State has been labeled one of the "Public Ivies," a publicly funded university considered as providing a quality of education comparable to those of the Ivy League. Following the introduction of the Morrill Act, the college became coeducational and expanded its curriculum beyond agriculture. Today, MSU is the ninth-largest university in the United States, with 47,800 students and 2,954 faculty members.

Career History
Managing Director
2010 - Current

Charter Private Capital Management, Inc. focuses on investments in early-stage life science and technology companies that are based in Western Michigan. The firm seeks to transfer and commercialize new technologies arising from the state's universities and research institutions. Although, they focus on healthcare and life sciences investments, a portion of their investments are allocated to Michigan industries including advanced manufacturing, alternative energy and homeland security

Managing Director
Prior

Michigan Accelerator Fund I LP seeks investment opportunities in companies located in United States, primarily in Michigan. The fund targets companies with strong intellectual properties, large market opportunities, strong management teams, clear path to profits, and scalable business models. It focuses on companies operating in the fields of life sciences technology, advanced automotive, manufacturing and materials technology, homeland security and defense technology and alternative energy technology. It provides financing for seed and early-stage capital requirements with an investment size ranging from $1 to $2 million.

Director
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Grand River Aseptic Manufacturing, Inc. manufactures pre-clinical, small scale, and commercial-stage products. It offers development, manufacturing, analytical testing, and regulatory filing support. The company was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI.

Boards & Committees
Director
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nanoRETE, Inc. engages in the development of a giagnostic tool. It focuses on tuberculosis screening tests. The company was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI.

Director
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Hastings Mutual Insurance Co. provides insurance services. It offers personal, commercial and farm owner's property insurance. The firm services include personal automobile, homeowners and umbrella. It has offices in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin. The company was founded on April 5, 1885 by Daniel Webster Rogers and is headquartered in Hastings, MI.

Director
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Intervention Insights, Inc. provides health information services. It develops information services to support community oncologists as they research genomics based treatment strategies. The firm enables the oncology care team to more efficiently access and considers relevant, up-to-date medical evidence to support the appropriate utilization of molecular diagnostics, and targeted therapeutics. The company was founded by Gerald Callahan and James Kevin McCurren in 2009 and is headquartered in Cambridge, MI.

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Keweenaw Financial Corp., The Superior National Bank & Trust Co. of Hancock purchase North Star Financial Holdings, Inc.

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GRAM ACQUISITION, LLC raised money in a private placement transaction

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MICHIGAN ACCELERATOR FUND I, L.P. raised money in a private placement transaction

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