VON WHITBY

VON WHITBY

Active in the business community for more than 35 years, Whitby is a Utah entrepreneur, who co-founded Investestate, a publicly held real estate development and management company. A former Chairman and CEO of Hydro Flame Corporation (NASD:HFC), Whitby is presently the managing partner of Whitby, Santarlasci and Company, a privately held investment banking firm, specializing in providing financial advisory services for leveraged buyouts, financial restructurings and workouts within manufacturing and other industries.

He has served in various capacities for national and state organizations, including the National Symphony in Washington D.C., the Economic Development Corporation of Utah, Ballet West, the Governor's Task Force for Cost Effective Government (Utah), and Utah's Bicentennial Committee. He holds a bachelor's degree in finance and business management from the University of Utah, received an MBA degree from Harvard University and earned his CPA certificate.