Kenneth M. Young net worth and biography

Kenneth Young Biography and Net Worth

President of B. Riley Financial
Kenneth "Kenny" Young is President of B. Riley Financial as well as CEO of B. Riley Principal Investments which acquires, invests and operates companies with a focus on maximizing cash flows through operational expertise. He also serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Babcock & Wilcox (B&W), a leader in energy and environmental products and services for power and industrial markets worldwide.

Young has more than 30 years of operational, executive and director experience primarily within the energy, communications and finance industries, on a global basis. Before joining B. Riley, he held executive leadership positions with Lightbridge Communications Corporation (LCC), which was the largest independent telecom construction and services company in the world and a recognized leader in providing network services. Initially serving as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Americas for LCC, he was named President and CEO in 2008, serving in that position until he led the company's sale in 2015. Under his leadership, LCC's revenues grew more than 200 percent and the company expanded its geographical presence into more than 50 countries.

Prior to joining LCC, Young was Chief Marketing and Operations Officer with Liberty Media's TruePosition and held various senior executive positions with multiple corporations, including Cingular Wireless, SBC Wireless, Southwestern Bell Telephone and AT&T as part of his 16-year tenure within the now-combined AT&T Corporation.

Young has previously served on seven public company boards and is currently a member of the Board of Directors for Sonim Technologies NASDAQ: (SONM) and Babcock & Wilcox NYSE: (BW).

Young holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Graceland University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Southern Illinois.

B. Riley Financial ("B. Riley") provides collaborative solutions tailored to fit the capital raising and business advisory needs of its clients and partners. B. Riley operates through several subsidiaries that offer a diverse range of complementary end-to-end capabilities spanning investment banking and institutional brokerage, private wealth and investment management, financial consulting, corporate restructuring, operations management, risk and compliance, due diligence, forensic accounting, litigation support, appraisal and valuation, auction and liquidation services. B. Riley is headquartered in Los Angeles with offices across the U.S. as well as an international presence.

What is Kenneth M. Young's net worth?

The estimated net worth of Kenneth M. Young is at least $4.45 million as of March 20th, 2023. Mr. Young owns 156,713 shares of B. Riley Financial stock worth more than $4,449,082 as of March 31st. This net worth evaluation does not reflect any other investments that Mr. Young may own. Learn More about Kenneth M. Young's net worth.

What is Kenneth M. Young's salary?

As the President of B. Riley Financial, Inc., Mr. Young earned a total compensation package of $10,738,151.00 in 2021. Mr. Young earned a salary of $550,000.00, a bonus of $2,200,000.00, stock awards of $6,464,615.00, and other compensation of $1,523,536.00. Learn More on Kenneth M. Young's salary.

How do I contact Kenneth M. Young?

The corporate mailing address for Mr. Young and other B. Riley Financial executives is 11100 Santa Monica Blvd. Suite 800, Los Angeles CA, 91367. B. Riley Financial can also be reached via phone at (310) 966-1444 and via email at [email protected] Learn More on Kenneth M. Young's contact information.

Has Kenneth M. Young been buying or selling shares of B. Riley Financial?

During the last quarter, Kenneth M. Young has bought $78,178.10 in B. Riley Financial stock. Most recently, on Friday, March 17th, Kenneth M. Young bought 2,485 shares of B. Riley Financial stock. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $31.46 per share, with a total value of $78,178.10. Following the completion of the transaction, the president now directly owns 32,085 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,009,394.10. Learn More on Kenneth M. Young's trading history.

Who are B. Riley Financial's active insiders?

B. Riley Financial's insider roster includes Phillip Ahn (CFO & COO ), Thomas Kelleher (Co-CEO & Director ), Andrew Moore (CEO), Randall Paulson (Director), Bryant Riley (CEO), Howard Weitzman (CAO), and Kenneth Young (President). Learn More on B. Riley Financial's active insiders.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of B. Riley Financial?

In the last year, B. Riley Financial insiders bought shares 54 times. They purchased a total of 1,260,156 shares worth more than $36,980,487.12. The most recent insider tranaction occured on March, 17th when President Kenneth M Young bought 2,485 shares worth more than $78,178.10. Insiders at B. Riley Financial own 27.9% of the company. Learn More about insider trades at B. Riley Financial.

Information on this page was last updated on 3/17/2023.

Kenneth M. Young Insider Trading History at B. Riley Financial

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
3/17/2023Buy2,485$31.46$78,178.1032,085View SEC Filing Icon  
5/2/2022Buy2,500$46.69$116,725.0029,600View SEC Filing Icon  
3/1/2022Buy10,000$58.98$589,800.00View SEC Filing Icon  
11/3/2021Buy1,000$78.31$78,310.00View SEC Filing Icon  
1/13/2021Buy1,600$46.00$73,600.00141,611View SEC Filing Icon  
8/6/2020Buy1,000$27.28$27,280.0086,419View SEC Filing Icon  
3/13/2020Buy3,500$20.24$70,840.0071,758View SEC Filing Icon  
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Kenneth M. Young Buying and Selling Activity at B. Riley Financial

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B. Riley Financial Company Overview

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B. Riley Financial, Inc. provides financial services and solutions to the capital raising and financial advisory needs of public and private firms. It operates through the following segments: Capital Markets, Auction and Liquidation, Financial Consulting, Principal Investments-United Online and magicJack, Brands, and Corporate and Other. The Capital Markets segment provides investment banking, corporate finance, research, wealth management, and sales and trading services to corporate, institutional, and high net worth clients. The Auction and Liquidation segment operates through the retail store liquidations and wholesale and industrial assets dispositions. The Financial Consulting segment consists of bankruptcy, financial advisory, forensic accounting, litigation support, real estate consulting and valuation and appraisal services. The Principal Investments segment includes UOL, through which the firm provide consumer Internet access, and magicJack, through which it provides VoIP communication and related product and subscription services. The Brands segment consists of its brand investment portfolio that is focused on generating revenue through the licensing of trademarks and is
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