A passionate advocate for education, Deval Dvivedi ’00 was elected to The Webb Schools Board of Trustees in March. Deval lives in New York City with his wife, Snigdha, and is currently Head of International for Eagle Proprietary Investments Ltd. At Eagle, he focuses on new investments, strategic partnerships, and also manages Eagle’s international investments portfolio. Deval is a Board Member or Board Observer in the following companies: Accordion Partners, Accordion International, China Rapid Finance, Ironwood Legal Solutions, Asset Vantage Systems and Shanghai Harvest Network Technology.
Deval came to Webb as a junior from Bahrain. While the adjustment was great it was also swift. He was a good student, excelled in economics, and was the number-one seed on the tennis team his senior year. “I credit Webb with giving me a strong foundation. Webb helped me be successful in college, my career, and in my life. I am honored to serve on the board and look forward to beginning the work this spring,” Deval said.
After Webb, Deval received his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Boston College. He spent a year at the London School of Economics studying finance in the General Course program.
“When Deval was a student in my economics course, I appreciated his sharp mind and enthusiasm and am so pleased now he has agreed to join the board. He will be a great partner in the important work ahead,” said Taylor Stockdale, Head of Schools.
Prior to his work at Eagle, Deval was at DLB Capital (private equity firm) where he was a Vice President and the firm’s leader in investments, portfolio company management, and investor relationships. While at DLB, he sat on the Board of Western United Life Assurance, serving on the Audit, Investment and Nominating Committees. Before DLB Capital, Deval was at FirstLight Financial (hedge fund) where he was a Senior Associate in the Bank Loans & Trading group responsible for underwriting and managing non-investment grade debt investments across the capital structure for US borrowers. Deval began his career in Investment Banking at Citigroup. He was a member of the Asset Finance Group, working on asset based and principal finance transactions.