Mr. Hutchins is the Managing Director of the Ellavoz Shared Values Opportunity Fund and President & CEO of Ellavoz Impact Capital. The company sponsors and manages the Ellavoz Shared Values Opportunity Fund and the Ellavoz Impact Angel Network. He is a retired Partner of WithumSmith+Brown which is a regional CPA firm with approximately 1,300 employees. He graduated from St. Peter’s College and began his professional career with Price Waterhouse & Co., in Hackensack, New Jersey. Prior to combining his accounting practice with WSB, he was managing partner of Hutchins, Farrell, Meyer & Allison. Mr. Hutchins is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants, as well as the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts.
Mr. Hutchins was cofounder and executive chairman of Biofortis, Inc. (www.biofortis.com), a bioinformatics company which acquired IP from Johns Hopkins University and subsequently was sold to a NYSE company in 2018. He has served on the board of directors of both public and private companies. As an entrepreneur, he has been an angel investor as well as executive leadership in real estate, hospitality, digital healthcare and life science companies. Mr. Hutchins has been, for over 20 years, the managing director of Helensburgh Capital and related entities. He is advisor to SFO Management LLC which is a private Single-Family Office.
Mr. Hutchins’ professional experience includes audit, tax, advisory and financial planning for high net worth individuals and their family-owned businesses; as well as consultant to single family offices for their private equity direct investments. In addition, he has served as financial advisor in the private placement of securities and public offering of debt. He has served as an advisor for business acquisitions, turnarounds, sales and succession planning. Mr. Hutchins has been appointed by the courts as an expert in business valuation, economic damage measurement and receiver or mediator for business litigation matters.
In his community, Mr. Hutchins is a founder and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Ocean Housing Alliance, Inc., a non-profit organization operating a 48-bed residential health care facility and low-income housing for mentally disabled individuals in Ocean County, New Jersey. Mr. Hutchins is also a cofounder and Treasurer of the Board of Trustees of Joan Dancy & P.A.L.S., an ALS Support Group Charity in Monmouth County. He is past Chairman of the American Cancer Society – Ocean Unit and served on the Board of Directors of the Eastern Division of the American Cancer Society. Mr. Hutchins is a lifetime Excalibur Society member of the American Cancer Society. He has also served as an elected Board Member of the Toms River Regional School District, appointed member of the Ocean County Mental Health Advisory Board and The FoodBank of Monmouth & Ocean Counties (now Fulfill).