MEET THE TEAM

Our team is dedicated to serving individual advisors and firms. Everything we do is designed to render useful service to you.  Learn new ways to differentiate yourself from your competition and win. Ask us how we can help.

BILL MILITELLO

Founder & CEO

William “Bill” Militello has 20+ years of asset management and compliance experience.  He is a 4x business founder and sold 2 regulated securities companies.  Bill raised capital for 40+ companies and investment funds through 100+ financing rounds and participated in the purchase of $550M+ in Commercial Real Estate.  Bill graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis in 1992 and later served as a Captain in the U.S. Marine Corps as a Signals Intelligence Officer. In 2001, Bill moved to Wall Street where he was an equity trader for Knight Capital Markets and subsequently served as a consultant for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Then in 2003, he founded Piedmont Investment Advisors and Piedmont Independent Fiduciaries in 2006. His view was that the financial services industry was ripe for innovation and founded Militello Capital in 2011 to guide the wave of investors to think beyond Wall Street and challenge the conventional model by finding investments that create jobs, enhance communities, and create wealth. He knows firsthand the challenges of being an entrepreneur and financial advisor and co-founded LocalVest in 2017 to level the playing field for military veterans and other underrepresented communities seeking to raise capital. Bill is active in military veteran causes and resides with his wife and 3 children in Naples Florida.  

SEAN MYKIETYN

Chief Financial Officer

A Northern Virginia native and CFO of Militello Capital, Sean graduated from Radford University in 2005 with double major in Accounting and Finance and a minor in Criminal Justice. He spent the next 3 years specializing in public accounting for firms such as Kositza Wicks & Company and Streetman & Jones PC, before transitioning into corporate accounting with Ramsey Asset Management in 2008.

Sean’s passion for numbers and exceptional problem-solving skills lead him to the position of Controller for the family office of a local Billionaire businessman in 2012 until he decided to join the team here at Militello Capital in the spring of 2017.

AMANDA DAWSON

Director of Operations

Amanda started with Piedmont Investment Advisors in 2009 before moving into her role at Militello Capital in 2013. Originally from Toronto, Canada, Amanda holds a bachelor’s degree from Virginia Tech and an MBA from George Washington University in Washington D.C. Prior to Piedmont, Amanda managed operations for companies such as the Elizabeth Arden Red Door Salon and Spa, Darden Restaurants, and Walt Disney World Resorts.