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Jay Dawdy Named CEO of the Year by Westfair Business Publications

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Gryphon Strategies, LLC (Gryphon), a global leader in investigations and business intelligence, today announced that its CEO and President Jay Dawdy, CFE, CMA, has been named CEO of the Year by Westfair Business Publications. Westfair honors and celebrates Westchester and Fairfield-based business leaders for their outstanding leadership, success, and community support with their annual C-Suite Awards.

Gryphon was founded in 1989 as an insurance investigations firm and has been headquartered in Westchester County from the start. Jay joined Gryphon in 2000, became a partner, and is now the firm’s President and CEO.

Under Jay’s leadership, Gryphon has expanded significantly, adding business lines and global offices. Gryphon’s team of experts provides the local business community and global organizations with due diligence, litigation support and investigations, data mining and analytics, business intelligence and global strategic advisory services. Gryphon currently boasts over 80 employees with offices in Miami, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., London, and Buenos Aires.

“Jay’s determination to deliver quality work to our clients is fierce. That is one of the reasons Gryphon has grown from just eight employees to over 80 in the past 14 years,” said Josephine D’Ippolito, partner and Chief Operating Officer at Gryphon. “But his generosity and support for employees are just as strong. He not only cares about the work we do but the people behind what we deliver.”

Jay will be recognized at the Westfair C-Suite Awards Ceremony on Thursday, October 27 at 5:30 p.m. at The Stamford Hotel in Stamford, Connecticut.


Gryphon partners with clients across the globe to help them assess new opportunities and tackle their most complex problems, often in challenging and opaque markets.

The company’s diverse global teams bring deep expertise and a range of perspectives to their work in complex due diligence, internal investigations, cutting-edge data mining and analytics, litigation support, and global strategic and political risk advisory.

With over 25 in-house language capabilities and country experts in offices in the U.S., UK, and Latin America they collaborate across the firm—supported by an extensive network of local contacts on the ground— to deliver powerful results that help clients gain an edge.

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Media Contact: Mandy Moody, 512-914-0353, [email protected]

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