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Emerson Hodes, Managing Director

Emerson Hodes has built his career on his ability to make genuine connections. He has several years of sales experience in multiple industries including talent, software and lab supplies, places executives with Kansas City’s top companies, and has consulted with several startups to build marketing, revenue and talent strategies. Combining his strengths of building relationships and making connections, Emerson also founded a regional young leaders networking group that now has over 150 members. He serves on 3 non-profit executive boards and was also named to Kansas City’s 20 in Their Twenties list in 2020.
At Blue Venture Advisors, Emerson uses his nationwide network to find top quality strategic partners for PPE and lab diagnostic supplies.
Emerson holds a degree from Vanderbilt University in History and Entrepreneurship, and completed the Accelerator MBA program through Owen Graduate School of Business at Vanderbilt.