Kevan Casey is an accomplished entrepreneur, investor, and business owner with a longtime passion for poker.
Kevan Casey began playing poker for fun amongst friends. As he was cementing his reputation in the oil and gas community, he joined some friends in the industry for a good time. He quickly found he possessed a natural aptitude for poker, even at higher stakes, which catered to both his competitive nature and love for the mental aspect of the game. Kevan has since participated in the World Series of Poker on an annual basis and has placed 8th in the LA Poker Classic.
Born and raised in the Houston metropolitan area, Kevan Casey began his career by joining the family business. He entered the firm at the bottom, starting with shipping and receiving at the warehouse and working his way up until he eventually earned his place among the executive leadership.
These years proved highly formative, as Kevan accumulated a wide variety of positive and informative experiences. Working under a diverse array of management styles, he shaped his own uniquely productive, collaborative, and respectful approach to leadership. Kevan believes deeply that companies are built by teams, not individuals. Further, all stakeholders – no matter what their titles might be – deserve a chance to be heard and contribute. After years of hard work, the family was soon pulling in more than $35 million in revenue annually.
After the family agreed to sell the firm, Kevan Casey launched his own tech company in 1998, which was purchased just one year later. This was the first of a number of successful entrepreneurial ventures which persisted into the new millennium. Beginning in the early 2000’s, Kevan began investing an increasingly larger share of his time and resource into oil and gas assets. Most recently, he has established himself in the self-storage industry.
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