Gryphon Adds Business Strategy Veteran Jeff Morton, former founder of ACA Compliance Group, as Senior Advisor

Gryphon Strategies, LLC, a global leader in investigations and business intelligence, today announced the appointment of Jeff Morton as a senior advisor to the firm.

Morton has deep expertise in strategic planning, business development, process improvement and merger and acquisitions. He will advise on the company’s corporate strategy and business development initiatives as well as help drive service and process improvements, expanding the company’s proposition to its valued clients.

“We are excited to have Jeff join us as an advisor. Jeff is a highly respected strategic leader whose outstanding financial and business expertise will meaningfully strengthen our leadership,” said Jay Dawdy, President & CEO of Gryphon. “Jeff’s extensive experience in activating significant growth initiatives and evaluating and participating in successful mergers and acquisitions, combined with his deep expertise in developing GRC solutions in several of Gryphon’s key client sectors will enable him to make an immediate contribution. He also has a strong development background—organizing and leading global sales and marketing teams across multiple jurisdictions, including the US, Europe and Asia—which will serve us well as we build out the next chapter in Gryphon’s evolution.”

Jeff currently serves as Managing Partner for Auxo Advisors, a boutique consulting and advisory firm. Jeff advises companies to help them understand and anticipate market opportunities, manage risk and plan for growth. Prior to Auxo, Jeff co-founded and served on the management committee of ACA Compliance Group, one of the largest global GRC companies providing advisory and technology-oriented solutions across the regulatory compliance, cybersecurity and privacy and financial crimes industries. Prior to ACA, Jeff served as a Securities Compliance Examiner and Staff Accountant for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission overseeing and regulating a variety of financial services firms, including global investment banks, private equity firms and hedge fund managers.

Morton joins Gryphon at a pivotable time, with the company gearing up to advance its growth strategy and expand its focus on enhanced services and geographic reach.

"I am excited to join Gryphon and to have the opportunity to help drive its growth during this transformative time," said Morton. "The company has arrived at a place where opportunity and drive intersect, and I am excited to put my experience to work further scaling Gryphon’s impact."

About Gryphon

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

Gryphon’s diverse, global teams deliver relevant insights and intelligence through complex due diligence, internal investigations, asset tracing and litigation support, strategic intelligence and political risk analysis.

With country experts in our offices in the U.S., United Kingdom and Latin America, we collaborate across the firm—supported by an extensive network of local contacts on the ground—to deliver powerful results that help our clients gain an edge.

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