Anoush Kervanian

Experience As:

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Operating Officer

Based In:
Los Angeles, Denver, Las Vegas, Dubai
Language (s):
English, Armenian

Anoush Kervanian

With a strong focus in Strategy, Governance, and Operations/Finance, Anoush Kervanian is a career Executive & Founding Principal Consultant of ExecHq, an executive advisory firm that serves as a strategic advisory council for Executives and Boards in public, private, and nonprofit sectors. Miss. Kervanian is a Board Captivator, Innovator, and Influencer. Her success has been repeated across a wide range of business situations and environments. She prides himself on being a coach and mentor to senior executives and directors throughout her career.

Anoush’s overarching scheme throughout her career has been her aptitude in leadership positions, passionate focus on people, unique governance models, and ability to create value for shareholders and stakeholders through innovative business strategies and operational excellence. Michael Lorelle, Executive Chairman of Rita’s Franchise Company, has said, “Anoush’s unusual combination of excelling at a macro and micro grasp of business, genuine interest in Governance, and ability to coach and mentor a Management Team make her a terrific leader.”

Anoush is a Certified Master Coach and possesses different licenses in specialized professional areas and frequently serves as an expert project Executive, consulting on global programs/projects in their initiation and operational phases, as well as programs requiring remedial focus to bring them back on track. She has deep knowledge and experience in Board design & operations, finance, strategic planning, business transformation, technology implementations, decisioning processes, executive coaching, and governance models.

Anoush was CEO of Grace’s Lifestyle Management an international hospitality and travel leisure services company specializing in a wide range of luxury high end services. Much of her career has been in CXO capacity, in each service offering high level of value and EQ to transcend throughout all affairs. She has added value and helped elevate the experience of clients and employees by leading by example and with heart. Continuously engaged in EBITDA preservation, without foregoing service and quality.

Anoush is a proficient Board Director and CEO with experience across multiple industry verticals. She is typically the Chair, or a member of the Strategic Planning Committee, Governance Committee, Technology & Cybersecurity Committee, and has deep Nominating Committee experience. Anoush’s experience as an internationally renowned Executive, having guided and coached organizations, Board Committees, and Board Members across public, private, and nonprofit verticals, additionally offers up unique and informed viewpoints to the companies she serves.

Anoush is a forward-thinking and experienced financial executive who has vast experience directing corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), growth, and restructuring activities at both large and smaller businesses. Anoush has been serving in CXO roles for over 15 years, during which time she has led complete P&L operations while also reporting to the CEO and board of directors. She guides day-to-day operations through organic growth and acquisitions, managing to accomplish both short-term and longer-term corporate strategy objectives to satisfy cash and financing requirements. She has launched new enterprises, expanded existing ones, and restructured existing ones in order to adapt to shifting market dynamics and evolving client requirements. Anoush has worked to grow businesses and organizations by delivering financing solutions to small businesses, operationalizing human resources departments, leading marketing campaigns, and driving M&A and divesture strategies. This has allowed her to reposition businesses and organizations to be more competitive.

Professional Accomplishments:

  • CEO Level Services, Training & Coaching
  • Operations/ Administration/ Finance
  • Human Capital Strategy
  • Renewable Energy
  • Mergers and Acquisitions/ Private Equity Buy/Sell Sides/Enterprise Value
  • (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) ESOP
  • McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract Act (SCA)

Professional Certifications:

  • Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS)
  • Master Certified Coach (MCC) in the International Coach Federation Accredited Coach Training Program
  • California Real Estate License
  • California Insurance Licensed Broker