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Chaitan Fahnestock

Chief Growth Officer

Chaitan Fahnestock, Vice Chairman and Chief Growth Officer, is responsible for the firm’s growth initiatives, including new market expansion, new practice development and developing strategies for other new revenue streams.

Riveron started with a promise to change expectations about advisory firms – from a client and an employee perspective. Delivering great work for clients starts with creating a culture in which people enjoy what they do.
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Chaitan has over 20 years of public accounting, corporate governance consulting, and transaction advisory experience, with an emphasis in relationship development, engagement team leadership, and new market expansion.

Chaitan promotes Riveron’s core services by leading business development strategy and implementation while building meaningful, long-term relationships with key prospects and clients. He focuses on leading new market development and adding both clients and client service personnel to expand Riveron’s geographic footprint.

Prior to joining Riveron, Chaitan served at Grant Thornton, Jefferson Wells International, and Ernst & Young.

Education and Certifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Oklahoma State University, 1992
  • Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of Texas