January 2020
Vol 7 | Issue 273

Q&A with Don Previti of DVP Partners, LLC

Managing Partner

Principle Series:

DVP Partners, LLC is a Business Advisory and Executive Recruiting Firm specializing on Alternative Asset and Family Office Firms. DVP Partners understands the key business drivers in the market as we leverage over 30 years of practical business experience to provide sustainable value to our clients. Our consultants are all seasoned practitioners and relevant industry experts.

DVP Partners recruiting practice specializes in making mid to executive level placements across multiple business disciplines including but not limited to Audit, Tax, Accounting, Operations, Compliance, Software, Technology and Sales. DVP Partners is also a Top 20 Owner Member of NPA Worldwide which is a consortium of 500 premier recruiting firms located across 6 continents that work collaboratively to assist our local and global clients to acquire top talent. We work on contingency and only get paid upon making a successful placement.

The core strength of DVP Partners Business Advisory practice is Cyber Security. Our Cyber practice is headed by industry experts with law enforcement backgrounds that have a core convergence of skills including, regulatory understanding, compliance, technical, cyber, forensics, vendor management and ongoing remediation. With today’s global threats, it’s inherently important to have a strong security posture and Written Information Security Policy (WISP) to attract and retain assets.

Our cyber practice is directly correlated to comply with the directives that were issued by SEC, OCIE (The Office of Compliance Investigations and Examinations). We also know and have worked with all of the outsourced fintech and cloud providers in our industry. We are currently engaged in a number of comprehensive cyber assessment and work with firms across all AUM sizes and asset classes to ensure compliance, mitigate operational risk and protect and preserve investor capital.


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How do I protect my corporate reputation from Cyber Attack ?

There is a growing threat of cyber attacks. The recent geo political instability has exacerbated this even further. Specifically, hackers are looking to attack small high value targets that do not have sophisticated cyber defenses. DVP Partners, LLC was selected after a thorough evaluation of key industry players to represent CyberHat - Cyrebro to the Alt Asset and Fin Service firms in the US. CH was recognized by Forbes as the emerging leader in the space for Cyber Security Protection. CH Cyrebro Security Operations Center is designed by the worlds top Israeli hackers and cyber security experts from diverse military backgrounds. Cyrebro is technology agnostic and can be deployed within existing security parameters for a key protective layer of defense to protect your corporate reputation.

What are the things I should be looking for when hiring and Executive Recruiting firm.

You should look for a specialist with Global reach that understands the Key Business drivers in the market sector they support.

DVP Partners recruiting practice specializes in making mid to executive level placements across multiple business disciplines including but not limited to Audit, Tax, Accounting, Operations, Compliance, Software, Technology and Sales. DVP Partners is also a Top 20 Owner Member of NPA Worldwide which is a consortium of 500 premier recruiting firms located across 6 continents that work collaboratively to assist our local and global clients to acquire top talent. We work on contingency and only get paid upon making a successful placement.

Key Differentiators:
We build long term sustainable partnerships with our clients by sharing our Knowledge and Resources to help our clients grow.
We are business practitioners, so we understand key business drivers in the markets that we serve.

We are sanctioned by Key Business Principals of the firm.
Through our alliance with NPA Worldwide, we have access to a dark pool of talent not found in other less specialized executive recruiting firms."

How do I ensure that my business and operational aspects are aligned with my AUM and Strategy of the firm.

It is essential to engage a Managed Service Provider that has direct knowledge and experience and can provide comprehensive infrastructure and support and provide sustainable value to your firm.


Don Previti of DVP Partners, LLC

Don Previti is Founding Partner of DVP Partners, LLC. A Specialty Business Advisory and Recruiting firm focused on the Alternative Asset and Financial services sector since 2013. He has over 25 years of experience in the financial industry with a specialty in technology and software integration for Hedge Funds, Banks and Alternative Asset firms.

Prior to founding DVP Partners, LLC, Don served as the Director of Business Development and Marketing at Richard Fleischman & Associates (RFA) for over five years. He was responsible for all new business development and account management for over 400 funds, while managing all key business partnerships and Prime Broker relationships.

Previous to this, Don served as the Director of Business Development at CS Technology for three years and was responsible for the technology infrastructure design for large commercial properties and established strong ties to the NY Real Estate community. Earlier in his career, Don held management positions at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, Credit Suisse First Boston and Reuters America where he led a successful sales team and went on to become a top performing Strategic Account Manager for large Investment Firms and International Banks.

Don is Current Co-Chair of Hedge Funds Care Golf Committee, Board member of TAAAP’s The Alliance of Alternative Asset Professionals, Member of the Bond Club of New York, Member of CORENET (Corporate Real Estate Network, New York Chapter). Don serves on the Grant Committee for Help the Children, Hedge Funds Care. Don is a Practice Leader for the Accounting and Finance Practice Group within NPAworldwide.

Don is quoted in many notable alternative asset publications such as Institutional Investor, Hedge Fund Week, Hedge Fund.net, Alternative Universe and Forbes. He is also a frequent speaker on industry panels. Contact: Managing Partner: Don@dvppartners.com