Danny Kawas is an Associate at LEÓN, MAYER & Co. and its private equity initiative Endeavor Schools. His responsibilities include sourcing, underwriting, and conducting due diligence on private school operations and real estate acquisitions across the U.S.
Prior to his time at LEÓN, MAYER & Co., Mr. Kawas was a Securities Pricing Analyst at Northern Trust in Chicago, where he priced equities, bonds, and alternative investments held by Northern Trust’s mutual funds and on behalf of its custodial clients.
Mr. Kawas is an active supporter of a youth-led, community-based project Soley Ini that is seeking to build technologically-equipped, internet ready, community centers to provide educational and vocational opportunities to an underprivileged community in Haiti. Additionally, Mr. Kawas contributes to University of Miami Professor Dr. Christopher Parmeter’s research on the financial development of Sub-Saharan Africa.
He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Miami with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; his concentrations were Finance and Economics.
Mr. Kawas was born in Plantation, Florida and currently lives in Miami, Florida.