Jay Galluzzo is a managing director with more than 15 years of experience as an entrepreneur, executive and investor. Since joining North Castle in 2016 as an operating advisor, he has been actively involved in sourcing and managing various investments, and currently sits on the board of The Escape Game, Barry’s Bootcamp and Brooklyn Boulders. Prior to North Castle, Galluzzo co-founded Flywheel Sports, one of the leading innovators in boutique fitness. He led Flywheel from its launch in 2010 through a successful exit in 2014.
During and after his tenure at Flywheel, Galluzzo led early-stage investments in emerging brands including DreamDry and Montauk Brewing, and served in an executive, advisory or board capacity for businesses including Neuehouse and Qor performance apparel. Earlier in his career, he held executive positions at Emigrant Capital and The Warnaco Group.
Previously, Galluzzo practiced law at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. He holds a J.D. from Columbia Law School and a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania.