Roy Farmer, II

  • Managing Director
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Biography

Roy is a Managing Director in Capstone's ESOP Advisory Group. Roy’s responsibilities include business development, corporate reorganization, and finance, succession planning, consulting & ESOP implementation. Roy has over 30 years of experience in the financial industry. Since 1999, Roy has been active in the ESOP community, having completed well over 100 transactions.  During the last four years, he has worked with companies over $1,400,000,000 in value, with 389 stockholders and over 6,000 employees. 

Roy began his career working for an Investment Banking firm where he held several positions including Vice President, Sr. Vice President and President.  He was the President of the firm’s NASD Broker-Dealer and President of their Specialized Investment Company.  Following this investment banking work, Roy has also been an entrepreneur. He has started and managed several businesses, some from start-up, and has been an advisor to many others.  He started one company and sold it privately, and then served as the CEO/COO of a mid-stage company that he recapitalized, grew and eventually sold to a joint venture partner that made a multimillion-dollar investment.  He then founded a company that grew to 7 offices in five states, with 200 employees and $20 Million in sales.  He later took the company public and became the CEO of the public holding company and Board Chairmen.  He has also served on the Board of Directors of several companies, and currently is still serving on the board of Directors for a defense contractor and an oilfield services company. 

Education

Brigham Young University - BBA, Business Administration & Management
American River College - BA, Business

Registrations & Affiliations

ESOP Association
National Center for Employee Ownership

Industry Coverage

Employee Stock Option Plans (ESOPs) provide an opportunity for business owners or shareholders to successfully plan an immediate or gradual tax-advantaged exit strategy, while also engineering the continued success of the business.  In our latest report, ESOPs - Your Questions Answered, we provide you with detailed information on situations to consider an ESOP, as well as answers to common questions.Read more