Dale Sands
Dale Sands

Dale Sands Director of Business Advisory Services

Joined Northern Trust



  • Bachelors in Economics, Vanderbilt University
  • Master of Business Administration, The University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School


  • FINRA Series 65, 7, and 63 Licenses


Dale Sands is Northern Trust's Director of Business Advisory Services. In this role, he delivers sound, objective advice to public and privately held businesses and their respective owners across the country. He also advises on strategic alternatives, including acquisitions and dispositions, capital structure optimization, structuring the business for future generations, and sale of the business.


Dale has over 20 years of investment banking experience across mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, debt and equity capital offerings and family office management. Prior to joining Northern Trust, Dale was a managing Director of SunTrust Bank's GenSpring Family Offices, where he led the creation of the firm's Pre-Sale Planning Group and the delivery of its solutions to business owning clients.

Community Involvement

Dale has an active presence in the greater Atlanta business and civic communities.