James V. Guddy

James V. Guddy



Mr. Guddy’s primary responsibilities include acquisition searches, deal execution (including due diligence, negotiations, and financing) and Portfolio Company oversight. He serves as a director of RANDYS Worldwide Automotive.

Mr. Guddy joined Linsalata Capital Partners in 2010 following three years at Symmetry Advisors where he was the President. Symmetry Advisors assisted companies in operational and financial management, transaction support, organizational design, financial restructuring and strategy development and execution. Prior to creating Symmetry Advisors, Mr. Guddy was the Director of Strategy and Finance at a subsidiary of GrafTech International Ltd., where he oversaw the financial processes and the planning and execution of strategic initiatives that led to the commercialization of new technologies.

Mr. Guddy began his professional career at Ernst & Young where he spent seven years and rose to the level of Manager. At Ernst & Young, he spent two years in the Audit practice working on manufacturing companies followed by five years providing M&A transaction support services to both U.S. and International clients.

Mr. Guddy has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Ohio University. He is a Certified Public Accountant.