Mr. Narins is the Director of Investor Relations at Viridian Capital Advisors. In this role, he leverages his decades of experience and extensive relationship management, marketing, and communication skills to drive capital raising initiatives for Viridian.
Mr. Narins has a 30-year track record of success as a business entrepreneur and fund raiser. As co-founder and General Partner of E.V.R. Asset Management LLC, a long/short equity hedge fund, Mr. Narins helped to close on tens of millions of dollars of assets, increasing initial AUM 4-fold over a 3-year period. As the Director of Marketing and Sales for XTOL (Experiential Teaching Online), an online education company, he was solely responsible for raising the company’s initial venture capital round.
In 1989, Mr. Narins co-founded and was President of Blades Skate & Sport, which became the largest privately-held chain of skating stores in the country. He converted a $50,000 investment into a multi-million-dollar business, eventually selling his interest in a private transaction.