Tony Pervan is a founding member of Kava and currently leads Acquisitions and Real Estate. Tony led the initial 24-store acquisition that created Kava and multiple subsequent transactions, growing Kava to 33 stores.
In addition to his role at Kava, Tony is Chief Financial Officer of Dillon Kane Group LLC (DKG), a privately-held entrepreneurial firm that invests in, builds and revitalizes technology solution businesses. Throughout his 11 years with DKG Tony has helped guide DKG portfolio companies through start-ups, early stage growth, project planning, capital raises, M&A transactions, exits, and wind-downs. Tony applies his unique background in finance, entrepreneurship, technology, and engineering to provide actionable analysis and financial guidance across a wide range of business models and market verticals.
Tony’s experience prior to joining DKG includes chemical engineering, software development, real estate, and technology transfer. Tony holds an MBA from the University of Chicago with concentrations in finance and entrepreneurship, an MS in chemical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a BS (magna cum laude) in chemical engineering from the University of Illinois.