James Gamett

James Gamett, MBA, CFA, CPA

Founder & Managing Partner

James started Sweetwater in January 2016. He is the Founder & a Managing Partner of Sweetwater Private Equity and member of the firm’s investment committee. Prior to Sweetwater, James was Co-founder & President of Madison Creek Partners, a healthcare services company. While at Madison, James oversaw and completed six acquisitions of eleven healthcare facilities. By the time he left, Madison had reached over a thousand employees and exceeded $70 million in annual revenues and $10 million in EBITDA. Prior to starting Madison, James was a Partner & Head of Secondaries at StepStone Group (NASDAQ: STEP), a $67 billion global private capital investment firm. He served on the firm’s Investment Committee and as lead partner for several institutional clients. During his private equity career, he has helped execute hundreds of secondary transactions totaling billions in invested capital. He is a CPA and a CFA Charterholder. James holds an MBA from the Anderson School at UCLA and graduated with a BS in Accounting from Brigham Young University with University Honors.

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