Jim Ameduri, Managing Partner

Jim’s broad background and extensive experience in leading and building companies, understanding the ebb and flow of capital markets, and investing globally adds value to the companies of which he and the Alizé team are a part.

Prior to establishing his own firm in 1992, Jim worked at Dean Witter Reynolds and First Interstate Bank, NA. Since 1992, he has built and managed a succession of operating businesses globally, and has structured business transactions for partner and affiliates' capital totaling over US $10 billion. His restructure work has often focused on operations and capital efficiency, and managing turbulent periods of company growth, acquisition or decline.

Jim earned a BS in Finance from Youngstown State University and an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh. He is an Eagle Scout. Jim is Chairman of the Board for Capax World, a nonprofit focused on sustainable solutions to global poverty, is a Director of the Arizona State University Foundation Investment Committee (US $700 million), is a Director of the Arizona Community Foundation Investment Committee (US $800 million), and serves as a mentor and judge for the Columbia University Masters in Technology Management program. He and his wife of 25 years live in Scottsdale, Arizona, and have three children.

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