D’Vari is CEO and co-founder of NewOak Capital, an integrated financial services firm and brings 34 years of experience from financial markets. D’Vari has led growth across financial advisory, asset management, risk and valuation transparency, capital markets, Investment & CIO Services as well as growing several fintech powered financial ventures.
He advises global financial institutions, pension funds, foundations, private capital groups, family offices, government agencies, regulators, sovereign wealth funds and multinational corporations.
D’Vari is formerly a senior investment executive at BlackRock and served as the global head of structured finance, a member of Investment Strategy Group and three management committees. D’Vari serves on the Editorial Board of Journal of Structured Finance and was previously the chairman of PRMIA Education Committee. He also serves as an advisor to the current chairman.
D’Vari has over 15 years of teaching experience and has published in numerous publications. He holds B.S., M.S., Ph.D., and MBA from UCLA is a CFA charter holder and has FINRA Series 24, 53, 7, and 63 licenses.