Amgad is a Senior Investigator focusing on due diligence targeting reputational and general business risk. He has played a significant role in domestic and international due diligence cases. Prior to joining Gryphon Strategies, Amgad was an investigator with the New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board, and a communications, media and entertainment analyst at CIT Group, Inc. He has also held a number of consulting roles in the media and advertising sector.
Amgad graduated cum laude from New York University with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science, and is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Accountancy at Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business. He is fluent in Arabic.
Since joining Gryphon, Taylor has been a consistent leader on various due diligence projects. She has been repeatedly recognized by clients for her ability to synthesize extensive data on public companies and clearly delineate red flags for the purposes of risk-related analysis. Most recently, Taylor has led the development and growth of Gryphon’s high-volume projects and look back programs, specializing in due diligence pertaining to the existing client base of investment banks and helping clients to meet various compliance standards. She balances her commitment to Gryphon with her notable community volunteer efforts.
Taylor graduated from University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.
Derek is a strong component of Gryphon’s due diligence operations. He routinely works on in-depth investigations for public offerings and is a dedicated member of the team devoted to anti-money laundering and pre-transaction due diligence. Prior to joining Gryphon Strategies, Derek worked as an investigator for an intellectual property rights firm in Manila, Philippines. Additionally, Derek spent time in Uganda and Rwanda conducting research on local conflicts.
Derek graduated cum laude from Washington State University with Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice and Global Politics.
Megan is a central component of Gryphon’s client-facing due diligence team. She regularly liaises with internal team members and clients to ensure that our work product maintains exceptional quality. Megan focuses specifically on high profile companies and individuals, and is well-versed at uncovering and synthesizing key issues. She has been vital in Gryphon’s efforts to exceed client expectations.
Megan has a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design and a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Cincinnati.
MATT SORENSON, ESQ.
Matt works primarily in Gryphon’s due diligence practice. He is responsible for improving and implementing the company’s internal training curriculum, introducing new employees to investigative techniques, and honing their information synthesis skills. In addition to his roles as team leader and trainer, Matt conducts domestic and international investigations into high-profile organizations and individuals.
Matt graduated cum laude from Washington and Lee University School of Law in May 2014, and is admitted as an attorney in New York. Prior to attending law school, Matt was awarded a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, magna cum laude, from Central Connecticut State University.
“The separation is in the preparation.” – Russell Wilson. Gryphon helps clients resolve complex matters and prepare for litigation and various types of deals. We ensure our work stands above all others through thorough preparation and tailored approaches to meet clients’ needs.– Derek Keenan, Senior Investigator