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Sheldon Stone

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Sheldon is a Managing Director with Capstone Headwaters’ Financial Advisory Services (FAS) group. With more than 35 years of experience, he is a recognized expert at providing financial and strategic solutions to companies in the automotive, energy, building materials, construction, manufacturing, real estate, and retail industries. He represents debtors, creditors and other parties-in-interest and has extensive experience in vendor and customer negotiations, accommodation agreements, debt restructurings and recapitalizations. Sheldon provides assistance in the planning and execution of sell-side processes and the disposition of underperforming assets. He has served as an interim CEO, CRO, and court-appointed Receiver.

Prior to joining Capstone, Sheldon was a Partner and Restructuring Practice Leader with Amherst Partners. Previously, he was a Partner with The Pillar Group LLC, a provider of restructuring and turnaround services to middle market companies which merged with Amherst in 2005. He was a Senior Manager of Consulting Services with Plante Moran, providing strategic planning and turnaround/performance improvement services. Before that, Sheldon held positions of increasing responsibility with DFS Galleria, culminating as General Manager of the Hawaii division. Sheldon started his career as a consultant with Booz, Allen, and Hamilton providing performance improvement and strategic planning services.

Active in his community, Sheldon is a past Chair of the Board of Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit and serves on organization’s Finance Committee, and is a member of the Business Practices Committee of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit.


Western Michigan University – MA – Organizational Behavior

Western Michigan University – BBA – Finance & BA - Psychology

Georgetown University, McDonough School of Business – MBA Executive Program

Registrations & Affiliations

SFNet (formerly CFA) – Board Member, Detroit Chapter

Turnaround Management Association (TMA)

American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI)

Society for Automotive Analysts (SAA)