Austin Gaddie

Austin Gaddie

Austin performs analysis related to valuations of privately-held middle-markets companies, including companies with Employee Stock Ownership Plans. He is skilled in the areas of gathering due diligence information, analyzing guideline public companies, as well as examining merger and acquisition markets. He also studies the economic and industry conditions that can impact a company’s financial statements.



Prior to joining Chartwell, Austin worked as an investment analyst for Tiller Partners in Los Angeles, where he conducted due diligence on venture investments and assisted portfolio company management with the growth of their companies. As an undergraduate student, Austin gained experience in private equity and investment banking, working as an intern for both Ardian Capital and FocalPoint Partners.


Austin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration with a concentration in finance from the University of Southern California – Marshall School of Business. While at USC, he was a member of the Thematic Option Honors Program and the Global Leadership Program, as well as a mentor in the Trojan Investing Society.