John Ferrara

John is the founder of Capstone Partners, one of the largest and most active middle market investment banking firm in the U.S. During his 20-year leadership tenure, he has lead Capstone through two rounds of growth financings and nine strategic transactions, including the most recent public merger with Huntington Bank (NASDAQ: HBAN). John has acted as investment banker, management consultant, interim executive, investor, and board member to over 300 companies. He is a contributing author of “Best Practices of the Best Deal Makers” and “Agile M&A”. John received the prestigious “M&A Leadership” accolade at the USA M&A Atlas Awards (2019).

John most enjoys about his career… What I have enjoyed most in my career is the people I have had the privilege to serve, ranging from our employees to our management team to our clients, especially our clients. The ability to contribute to their lives and their legacies is an honor that never grows old.