Dan Guy has joined Aragon, an operator of multifamily properties, as vice president and chief financial officer (CFO). Guy, a certified public accountant (CPA) and experienced financial and operating executive, is based at the company’s headquarters in Beverly Hills. He is responsible for Aragon’s operations and financial affairs, including financial reporting for Aragon’s investment partnerships.
Guy began his career working in audit and real estate consulting with the accounting firm Coopers & Lybrand (now part of PricewaterhouseCoopers), where he obtained his CPA. Upon leaving Coopers & Lybrand, he joined the mergers and acquisitions team of Tosco Oil Company, focusing on real estate locations for retail acquisition and divestiture throughout the US.
He then joined Diamond Key Homes as vice president and CFO, where he was responsible for all accounting and finance for single and multi-family construction, as well as the operations of the mortgage company subsidiary. Guy was also instrumental in negotiating the sale of Diamond Key Homes to a Nasdaq-listed public company.
Guy came to Aragon from his position as a vice president at American Express, where he was responsible for negotiating billion dollar technology support contracts with Fortune 500 companies.
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