Meet the Board
FOUNDING PRINCIPAL, ARC CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT, INVESTING IN AND GROWING EDUCATION AND AUTISM RELATED COMPANIES
Kevin offers more than 25 years of experience in launching and growing successful education and disability companies. Custer is a founding principal of Arc Capital Development, a private equity and advisory firm that invests in and operates companies that serve school districts, health agencies, practicing professionals, students and parents. The products of his companies have been installed in more than 50 percent of the K-12 schools in the United States with over 10 million online users each week. Under his leadership he took a small Internet company public through a reverse-takeover of Canada’s seventh-fastest growing public company.
Mr. Custer serves as Board President of the Autism Society of Colorado as well as a member of the national board for the Autism Society of America. Additionally, Custer serves on Colorado’s statewide committee for Autism and Neuro-disabilities, Recently, Mr. Custer was the CEO of AutismPro, they provided online resource and training to help schools build the capability to educate children with Autism. In 2009 he participated in Colorado’s Autism Commission, which developed the state’s 10-year strategic plan for autism. He is recognized as an expert in building public and private partnership to serve the disability community.
As a nationally recognized speaker, Custer has presented to many state and national associations, including Autism Society of America, Council for Admin of Special Education, Assoc, of School Business Officers and Council for Exceptional Children, Software and Information Industry Assoc and COMDEX Asia. Custer received a bachelor’s of science in computer information science and a bachelor’s of science in marketing from the University of Northern Colorado.