James A. Casselberry, Jr.
James A. Casselberry, Jr. is senior managing director at NexTier Capital Solutions, LLC. Casselberry is responsible for leading the institutional investment management consulting practice and various other business development activities.
Casselberry has over 26 years of experience in investment management and investment consulting.
Prior to joining NexTier, Casselberry worked as a Senior Consulting Principal at NexGen Capital Partners, LLC, a former niche broker-dealer, consulting firm and registered investment advisor. Previously, Casselberry led Dearborn Park Group, LLC (DPG), a firm that offers strategic consulting for investment management and financial services firms. Prior to DPG, he was a principal at Ennis Knupp and Associates Inc. and served as the primary consultant and managed consulting assignments. Casselberry also served as the leader of Ennis Knupp’s Emerging Manager Advisory Council and was a member of the firm’s global equity research group, private equity research group as well as the fixed income advisory council.
Over his career, Casselberry has held leadership positions with Trias Capital Management, LLC, Wedgewood Capital Management, Inc. and The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. He began his career holding positions at First Chicago Corporation and Arthur D. Little Valuation, Inc. Casselberry is currently an adjunct Professor at Valparaiso University teaching in the College of Business MBA program.
Casselberry received a BS in economics from the University of Illinois and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
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