Valley-Based Cardone Ventures Announces Hiring of Industry Veteran into Dual CFO/COO Role

Eddie Valentino joins Cardone Ventures after a 15-year career in finance, with a proven track record and successful experience in multiple disciplines

Cardone Ventures, the Scottsdale-based company that teaches other companies how to 10X their business, is proud to announce a recent hiring into a dual role which will be critically important to the firm’s growth.

Eddie Valentino has been named both the CFO and the COO of Cardone Ventures; in this dual role he will collaborate closely with the leadership team to craft corporate strategy and enhance value creation across the enterprise. Valentino will oversee multiple key areas, including M&A, Business Development, FP&A, Accounting, Taxes, Technology, 10X BuySell, 10X Financial Services, and Business Operations within the Cardone Ventures group.

Prior to joining Cardone Ventures, Valentino served as the Global Head of Treasury at KKR & Co. At KKR, he successfully restructured the Global Treasury function, oversaw the firm’s Credit and Private Markets businesses, and monitored KKR’s balance sheet. Prior to KKR, he spent over eight years at Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. where he held various leadership positions, including head of International Finance and Operations in London. He also served as an active member of the brokerage selection and privacy committees. Prior to Cerberus, he held positions in credit modeling at Assured Guaranty and as an auditor at KPMG LLP.

With nearly 15 years of experience in the Investment Management and Financial Services sectors, Valentino has consistently delivered substantial value, exceeding $500 million in annualized recurring operating value through his adept leadership, innovative problem-solving, and comprehensive expertise in investment products and business operations.

Valentino holds an M. Sc. in Financial Engineering from Lehigh University, along with a B.S. in Finance & Accounting and a minor in Mathematics. He is also a Certified Public Accountant, bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience to his roles in the financial sector.

Regarding his new role, Valentino said, “Cardone Ventures is one of the most exciting and fast-growing entities around. To be able to bring my experience in the capital markets to bear and help the firm and its clients grow is an incredible opportunity.”

Led by CEO and Co-Founder Brandon Dawson alongside President and Co-Founder Natalie Dawson, Cardone Ventures helps business owners achieve their personal, professional, and financial goals through the growth of their business. With a vision to create one million 10X businesses, Cardone Ventures continues its vertical growth with the launch of 10X Roofing, 10X HVAC, 10X Home Services, 10X Health, 10X Cyber, 10X Insurance, and 10X Farm and Ranch, among several others in the company’s portfolio.

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