Kevin Bates founded FansEdge® in 1998, serving as its CEO.
When Dreams, Inc. acquired FansEdge in 2003, he became President of our e-commerce division and now serves as President of our retail division.
From 1996 to 1999, Mr. Bates was President of Galvin and Wright, Inc., a consulting firm based in Glenview, Illinois.
Prior to that he
worked on a contract basis for a wide range of firms including Republic Mortgage Insurance Company
of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Allegiance Health Care of McGaw Park, Illinois, Cincinnati Bell Information Systems
of Itasca, Illinois, A.C. Nielson of Bannockburn, Illinois, and others.
Mr. Bates holds a B.S. degree in computer science from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois.
also holds various technology certificates from DePaul University
in Chicago, Illinois, and Internet Webmaster E-commerce Professional from Net Guru Technologies of Oak Brook, Illinois.