Dean Di Tosto

Dean is a Vice President of business development and finance with deep experience working with management teams and sponsors in financial budgeting, modeling, and forecasting. Dean also has experience in business optimization projects and scenario analyses to assist stakeholders in their evaluation of strategic alternatives and short-term and long-term projections across a variety of industries including, but not limited to, the consumer discretionary, manufacturing, and software as a service (“SaaS”) industries. In addition, Dean has organized and facilitated workshops with key company stakeholders to review and assess companies’ current and future operating targets, key performance indicators (such as retention ratios, same-store-sales, and customer concentration), liquidity and potential business risks. Dean has experience tracking companies’ financial performance and liquidity and preparing company financials and performance metrics for board presentations.

Prior to joining Sand Hill East, Dean served as Vice President at Accordion Partners within their turnaround and restructuring practice. Dean was formally a Private Equity and Credit Assistant Vice President for IHS Markit, a global information services and financial and business intelligence firm, where he performed company financial analysis and analysis, developed valuation assessments and reviewed transaction and buyout structures for private equity and credit investors. Dean started his career at Ernst and Young as a Financial Services Assurance Professional where he planned and managed audit projects and conducted and reviewed business and investment valuations for key audit clients.

Dean is a Magna Cum Laude graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the Villanova University School of Business in Villanova, PA. Dean also earned a Master of Accounting and Professional Consultancy from Villanova.
Dean is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York.