Prior to co-founding St. James Partners, Mr. Guinness was a senior associate at McKinsey & Company in New York. C.J. served as an engagement manager in the Financial Institutions Group, where he designed growth and margin expansion initiatives on behalf of banking, asset management firms, and private equity firms. Since leaving McKinsey, C.J. has acted as an advisor to companies, including News Corporation. C.J. is a member of the State Bar of New York, a graduate of the University of Virginia and the University of Virginia School of Law. C.J. is a member of the Trinity Grace Church community in New York City.