Guidepost Solutions adds Jeffrey Cramer as senior managing director

14 July 2021 2 min. read
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Guidepost Solutions, a New York-headquartered investigations consulting firm, has welcomed Jeffrey Cramer as a senior managing director based in Chicago.

Cramer brings more than 20 years of experience in investigations and business intelligence, having held leadership roles in the consulting sector and the Department of Justice. He has deep expertise in corporate investigations, fraud detection, due diligence, forensic accounting, and regulatory issues, including matters related to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, embezzlement, and cyber breaches.

Cramer joins Guidepost from Berkeley Research Group, where he spent the last five years as a managing director leading a team of investigators, forensic accountants, and security professionals. Before that, he spent over six years at investigations and risk consultancy Kroll, where he served as managing director and Chicago office head.

Between 2000 and 2009, Cramer was an assistant US attorney in the US Attorney’s Office for Northern Illinois. He served as senior litigation counsel on all criminal trials, investigating cases ranging from terrorism to public corruption, securities fraud, and export violations.Jeffrey Cramer, Senior Managing Director, GuidepostBefore that, Cramer was a prosecutor in the New York County District Attorney’s Office, where he prosecuted federal and state trials and led investigations into crimes including homicide, fraud, and money laundering. Cramer also spent three years as an attorney at law firm Brown Rudnick LLP.

He holds a JD from Temple University, an MBA from Northeastern University, and a bachelor’s degree from SUNY Geneseo.

“Jeff has led complex international investigations around the world and is uniquely positioned to help businesses dealing with sensitive matters and international transactions,” said Julie Myers Wood, CEO of Guidepost. “I am pleased to welcome someone of Jeff’s experience and reputation to our team.”

Founded in 2010, Guidepost delivers consulting services in domestic and international investigations, compliance solutions, monitoring, and security and technology. The firm has worked with 98 of the AmLaw 100 Firms and half of Fortune 20 companies.

Guidepost has more than 200 professionals across offices in over a dozen US locations, as well as international offices in Colombia, the UK, and Singapore.