Ryan Guthrie

Ryan Guthrie

Partner; Transaction Advisory Services National Practice Leader


BDO Orange County Office



Executive Summary

With 20 years of middle-market transaction advisory and investment banking experience, Ryan Guthrie leads BDO’s Transaction Advisory practice nationally and co-leads the firm’s collection of Corporate Finance services. In these roles, Ryan is responsible for the overall strategy and collaboration of  numerous deal advisory services BDO has to offer its clients, including financial, tax and operational due diligence, investment banking, business analytics, management consulting and business restructuring.

Previous to his current roles, Ryan led the Transaction Advisory practice in the west region and was a director within BDO Capital Advisors, where he was chartered with originating and executing buy and sell-side mandates. Prior to BDO Capital Advisors, Ryan spent seven years with a middle-market investment banking division of Citigroup Global Markets, Inc. and began his career at a leading merchant banking firm, where he assisted private equity groups and small-cap publicly traded corporations to execute their acquisition strategies.

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants


M.B.A., Pepperdine University
B.A., Economics, University of California San Diego