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Charlie Ittner '18 C-Suite Advisor Since 2018

Managing Partner | Darien Group


Charlie Ittner is the Founder and Managing Partner of Darien Group, a provider of communications and branding services to the financial services sector that specializes in private equity and real estate management. He has 15 years of experience in investment management marketing. Ittner began his career at Platinum Equity, serving for eight years as a chief lieutenant to the Founder and CEO and co-managing the firm’s internal and external communications programs, including marketing and branding, business development, investor relations, and media relations. He has also served as Director of Investor Relations for bkm Capital Partners and consulted for U.S. and international private equity and real estate investment firms to improve their brand platforms. Ittner holds an M.B.A. from the UCLA Anderson School of Management and a B.A. in English Literature from Pomona College. He lives in Beverly Hills with his dog Saoirse.

Thought Leadership By Charlie:

Bringing the Experience Economy to Low-Engagement Industries

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Putting Responsible Practices into Play

Evaluating ESG—­environmental, social, governance—is necessary for business today
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What Brand and Design Can Do for Investment Managers

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