Robert Kummer

Co-Founder & Chief Financial Officer

American Research Capital, LLC

American Research Capital offers a new and unique solution to fund the growth of entrepreneurial companies performing federal research contracts – allowing teams to focus on their work instead of raising capital. Over the past 20 years, Mr. Kummer has developed and led innovative businesses created to serve unmet opportunities in markets dominated by large, entrenched competitors. Mr. Kummer co-founded Employer Direct Healthcare, a new kind of healthcare provider network that transforms the way self-funded employers purchase planned medical services. He began his career with Merrill Lynch & Co.'s Investment Banking Division. Working both in New York and Los Angeles, he helped develop and execute innovative financings for healthcare systems and other corporate clients. Mr. Kummer received an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University, with a Bachelor of Science and Engineering degree and Engineering Physics Certificate.