Ryan Guthrie

Ryan Guthrie

Partner, West Regional Transaction Advisory Services Financial Leader


BDO Orange County Office



Executive Summary

With more than 16 years of middle-market transaction advisory and investment banking experience, Ryan Guthrie leads BDO’s Transaction Advisory practice for the Western Region. He led numerous client engagement teams and has a proven track record of supporting financial and strategic acquirers in their investment decisions and identifying and resolving critical deal issues. Ryan has represented clients in a wide variety of industries, including manufacturing and distribution, technology (software and e-commerce), healthcare, business services, consumer products, and retail.
Prior to joining the Transaction Advisory Services practice, Ryan was a Director in BDO’s corporate finance affiliate, BDO Capital Advisors, where he was a part the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) group and responsible for originating and executing buy- and sell-side mandates. Prior to this, Ryan spent seven years with a middle-market investment banking division of Citigroup Global Markets, Inc. He began his career at a leading merchant banking firm, where he assisted private equity groups and small-cap publicly traded corporations in executing their acquisition strategies.

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants


M.B.A., Graziadio School of Business and Management, Pepperdine University
B.A., Economics, University of California San Diego