John Dang joined Gala Capital Partners in 2019 and has risen to the role of Associate, where he is responsible for evaluating potential acquisition targets, developing complex financial models, providing cross function ad hoc analysis, and managing the M&A process.
John has many years of exposure in the food & beverage and real estate industry. He started his career in management for a small family business and then a large international bakery chain. Additional roles and experience has included asset manager for a small private investment firm, where he assessed the attractiveness of buying/selling of multi-family real estate and managed the day-to-day operations of the assets in his portfolio.
John received his bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from UC Irvine in 2009 and has recently graduated with his MBA with a focus in finance and strategy from his alma mater, the Paul Merage School of Business. As a student, he won the ACG Cup, the premier investment banking competition, along with his team, beating out other local business schools and ending a 10+ year drought for the school.