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SeaSpire's Principals are privileged to actively engage with an exceptionally seasoned group of senior advisors and special representatives. It is a global group. We are immensely strengthened by their involvement in specific situations, geographies and industries.   


William Lawton  //  Gregory Dyra  //  Michael Cannon  //  Tanya Marinka Des Alwi  //  Naiyer Imam, MD  //  David Jin, PhD


Gregory Dyra, CFA

Mr. Dyra advises the SeaSpire team principally on projects involving family businesses and ultra high net worth family office direct investments, as well as alternative asset investing, private equity, and hedge funds.

He is currently a senior financial advisor to members of an ultra high net worth family, and is the founder of the MidSouth Alternative Investment Association (, an association of over 700 alternative investment professionals in Tennessee and surrounding states. Mr. Dyra previously served as Assistant Treasurer at Vanderbilt University, where as a member of the University’s investment team he covered investments in public equity/fixed income investments and hedge funds, representing over 70% of the University’s $3.0 billion endowment. He also served as a Portfolio Manager at Northwestern University, where he oversaw asset allocation modeling for the University’s $3.0 billion endowment.

Mr. Dyra is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), began his career as a CPA with Arthur Andersen & Co., and earned his BBA from Loyola University in Chicago and his MBA from The Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

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