Dean has over 30 years experience in originating, allocating, and managing capital. He is the founder and Managing Member of Gama Global Investment Advisors. Gama Global Investment Advisors is named after Vasco de Gama, the Portuguese explorer. Execution and custody for Gama Global Investment Advisors clients is provided by Schwab Institutional Group. Over those years he has helped clients navigate through all kinds of markets. The crash of October 19, 1987, the 1998 collapse of Long-Term Capital Management, the implosion of the dot-com bubble in 2000 & 2001, the financial crisis of 2008, and the May 6, 2010 flash crash. His institutional clients have allocated close to $2 Billion to leading sponsors of private equity, venture capital, and hedge funds.