Jay Galluzzo

Industry Advisor

Jay Galluzzo is an Industry Advisor with over 15 years of experience as an entrepreneur, executive and investor. Jay has returned to his original role as an Operating Advisor, after serving as a Managing Director at North Castle for over three years. Jay has been actively involved in sourcing, managing and advising various investments, primarily in the fitness and experiential retail industries. Jay serves as Chairman to the board of Windham Mountain and is a board member of The Escape Game, Barry’s, and Brooklyn Boulders. Prior to North Castle, Jay was the co-founder and CEO of Flywheel Sports, a leading innovator in boutique fitness, which he led from its launch in 2010 through a successful exit in 2014. During and after his tenure at Flywheel, Jay led early stage investments in emerging brands including Montauk Brewing, and served in an executive, advisory or board capacity for businesses including Neuehouse and Qor performance apparel. Earlier in his career, he held executive positions at Emigrant Capital and The Warnaco Group. Previously, Jay practiced law at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. Jay holds a J.D. from Columbia Law School and a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.  He is a director of Children’s Rights and the current Chairman of YPO Gotham.

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