David Braun

David Braun is the founder and CEO of Capstone, formerly known as Virtual Strategies, which he established in 1995. He created the company to meet the unique demands of mid-market companies and their corporate growth initiatives.

David has over 20 years' experience formulating growth strategies in a wide range of manufacturing and service industries.

A dynamic speaker, over the past fifteen years David has lectured to over 20,000 top-level business executives on the subject of M&A and successful external growth.

He has authored and delivered numerous presentations for the American Management Association (AMA). In addition, he has addressed a wide range of trade organizations such as the National Tooling and Machining Association, the Illinois CPA Society, the Photo Chemical Machining Institute and the Envelope Manufacturers Association.

A Total Team

Capstone's clients benefit from the company's entire team of professional advisors, project managers, researchers and support staff.

It is this dedicated team that enables us to deliver a comprehensive, hands-on advisory service from the initial Growth Program ReviewSM through research, negotiation and due diligence to final integration.


John Dearing

Our Blue Ribbon Advisory Board

Capstone is fortunate to be guided by the wisdom and expertise of an outstanding Advisory Board. It includes three CEOs, a principal of an internationally renowned executive placement firm, and a partner of a major M&A law firm.

This team of industry leaders combines decades of experience in the challenges of corporate growth, both organic and external. Their insights greatly enrich the advice and skills we are able to bring to clients.

Advisory Board Members:

Jim Dunn
Dennis Mussell
Chris Cantarella
Janet White
Jamie Hutchinson

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