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Jim Ameduri

CEO and Managing Partner, Alizé Ventures

Prior to establishing his own firm in 1992, Ameduri 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. He earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from Youngstown State University and an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh. Ameduri is a director of the Arizona State University Foundation Investment Committee, a board member of the Arizona Community Foundation serving on the investment and special asset committees, and a board member of the PSPRS/Public Safety pension plan serving on the investment, audit, and operations and governance committees.