Dabney Tonelli


With over 30 years of professional experience, Dabney has spent much of her career in private equity and investment banking.

She was a member of the Executive Committee and a Partner at Helios Investment Partners for over ten years, where she was responsible for investor relations.

She joined Helios in 2012 from Chayton Capital where she was a Managing Partner and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to that Dabney was at Goldman Sachs for 12 years.

She held a variety of management roles in Global Investment Research in London and was previously in the Investment Management Division in New York, where her responsibilities included product development and management, as well as marketing and client coverage. She began her financial services career at American Express.

Dabney received a BA, cum laude, from Georgetown University and speaks Italian. She is married and has a son.



Boston, MA, USA

Currently located

Florence, Italy

Areas of expertise


Italian, English


Family and friends

Prior experience

Helios Investment Partners

Partner, Member of Executive Committee

Chayton Capital

Managing Partner

Goldman Sachs

Asset Management; Global Investment Research


Georgetown University
College of Arts and Sciences, BA

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