Jay Dawdy joined Gryphon in 2000, became a partner and is now the majority shareholder in the company. Jay manages the strategic direction and overall operations of the firm, is active in major investigations and has led the significant growth of Gryphon as it has expanded services and geographic reach.
Jay has twenty-five years of experience in finance, accounting and global investigations. He has conducted a wide range of financial and fraud investigations, and has worked extensively on due diligence inquiries, complex litigation support cases, asset investigations and other multi-jurisdictional engagements. Jay is a frequent contributor to panels and seminars and has been featured on television and radio, as well as in print, discussing a variety of investigative topics. Jay sponsors a speaker series on fraud investigations at the University of Missouri and previously served as an instructor in forensic accounting at Baruch College.
Earlier in his career, he gained valuable experience in both corporate accounting and investment banking. Jay is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and a Certified Management Accountant (CMA). He has a B.S. in Accountancy from the University of Missouri and has passed the Certified Public Accounting exam.