James Winder is responsible for sourcing, evaluating and executing new investment opportunities. Prior to joining The Cynosure Group, James worked as an independent financial sponsor and raised committed capital to acquire a targeted business. Previously he worked in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group at Oppenheimer & Co. in New York, and interned with the Co-Investment group at Hamilton Lane, a Philadelphia-based private equity firm. Previous experience also includes co-founding Scalar Analytics, a valuation advisory firm James helped grow to profitability. He has worked on transactions across a broad range of sectors.
James serves on the Board of Directors of EPIS LLC, a Cynosure portfolio company. He received a Master of Business Administration degree from Duke University and a B.S. in Finance from Brigham Young University.