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Jack Shields

  • Managing Director
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Biography

Jack serves as a Managing Director of Capstone Headwaters Financial Advisory Group.  Jack has more than 30 years of experience in turnaround management, mergers and acquisitions and C-suite and interim management.  Jack has held C-level and Board positions, including Chairmanships, with 11 different companies with domestic and international businesses. He has a strong operational background in a broad variety of industries, with emphasis in the industrial, environmental, food, beverage and consumer product sectors.  Jack has worked extensively with PE firms, family offices, lenders and individual investors.  Jack has worked with organizations ranging from $18MM to $770MM in revenue.

Prior to joining Capstone Headwaters, Jack was the Managing Director and Manufacturing and Industrials Practice Leader for a large regional corporate finance firm.   He has also served as Operating Principal within American Capital, a Private Equity company that has invested over $37B in over 730 portfolio companies. Prior to American Capital, Jack served as President of Webster Industries and Nutramax, as well as holding several manufacturing leadership positions within Union Carbide/First Brands Corporation.

Education

New Jersey Institute of Technology - BSME