Dec 8, 2020

Capstone Announces the First Phase of Expansion for its Financial Advisory Services Group

Boston, MA, December 8, 2020 – Capstone Headwaters, a leading middle market investment banking firm, is pleased to announce the first phase of expansion for its Financial Advisory Services (“FAS”) Group, the corporate financial advisory services division of the firm. 

In the Denver Office, the FAS Group added a new team led by Managing Director John Koskiewicz. John brings with him three industry professionals, including Vice President Ryan Byrd, and two associates, Stephanie Panozzo and Jeremy Putka. John and the team will be integral in building out the group’s mid-west operations.  

“We are pleased to add John and his team as we continue to expand our Financial Advisory Services group. John is a seasoned turnaround professional with a long history of helping companies stabilize and optimize value,” commented Brian Davies, Head of Capstone’s FAS Group. “We expect this to be the first of many new expansion announcements in the quarters ahead” added Davies.   

“My team and I are excited to be a part of Capstone Headwaters and its established track record of providing excellent service to its clients.  We look forward to helping the firm continue on its aggressive grow path,” commented John Koskiewicz, Managing Director.  

To further bolster the group, FAS is thrilled to also announce the addition of Director Brad Goldsmith, who will be working remotely from Canada. Brad has more than 20 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, financial due diligence, management consulting, corporate restructuring and public accounting. He has industry expertise in both Wealth and Asset Management and Waste Management in addition to experience with transactions across many other industries. 

Capstone’s Financial Advisory Services Group provides expert corporate financial consulting services, delivered by senior executives. The group is comprised of C-level operators and financial engineers with capabilities across corporate turnarounds, restructurings, operational reengineering, valuations, due diligence and specialty M&A, among other disciplines. The Financial Advisory Services group serves both private and public companies, PE sponsors, management teams and commercial lenders by delivering immediate leadership and financial & operational acumen. 



Capstone Headwaters is one of the largest and most active independent investment banking firms in the United States.  The firm has a rich 15+ year history of achieving extraordinary results for middle market entrepreneurs, business owners, investors, and creditors.  Capstone offers a fully integrated suite of corporate finance services, including merger & acquisition, debt & equity placement, corporate restructuring, valuation & fairness opinion, financial advisory, and ESOP advisory services.  Headquartered in Boston, the firm has 150+ professionals across 16 offices in the U.S., with and an international presence including over 450 professionals in 40 countries. With 16 dedicated industry groups, the firm delivers sector-specific expertise through large, cross-functional teams on a global basis.  Capstone has been named “U.S. Middle Market Investment Bank of the Year” for the past 9 consecutive years and is consistently recognized as one of the top investment banking firms to work for. For more information, visit   

For More Information Contact: 

Brian Davies 
Head of Financial Advisory Services 

Rebecca Levesque 
Director of Marketing 


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