James B. Avery joined Tavistock Group in 2014 and is currently a Senior Managing Director. Prior to Tavistock, from 2003 to 2014, Mr. Avery was a Managing Director and Co-Founder of GCA Savvian, a boutique investment bank, in addition to holding the position of Representative Director for GCA Corporation, GCA Savvian’s parent company publicly traded on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Prior to GCA Savvian, Mr. Avery spent 10 years at Morgan Stanley, working in the New York and Silicon Valley offices where he advised clients across a number of industries on strategic, merger & acquisition and capital market transactions. Mr. Avery has also held roles at Edward M. Greenberg Associates, Burson- Marsteller, Westdeutsche Landesbank, and Republic National Bank of New York. Mr. Avery is currently a member of the board of directors of Boxer Capital. Mr. Avery received his Bachelor of Science in Finance from Miami University.