Mr. Maalouf is a seasoned professional with over ten years of financial advisory experience. Prior to joining Capstone, Mr. Maalouf was a Manager at Navigant Capital Advisors, LLC, the Corporate Finance practice of Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: NCI), in Chicago, USA. In this role, he was a key member of the deal team negotiating and executing a diverse range of buy/sell-side transactions, as well as advising CEOs and CFOs on a variety of corporate finance issues, including strategic finance, valuation, and business planning. His clients ranged in size and stage from privately-held middle market companies to publicly-traded global industry leaders. His experience is valued for the perspective and knowledge gained having serviced companies in the media, financial services, real estate, retail, healthcare, manufacturing, and business services industries. During his tenure at Navigant, Mr. Maalouf was awarded the Shared Values Leadership Award, which is granted to individuals who consistently demonstrate dedication to the firm, provide creative client service, as well as consistently exceed client and employee expectations.
Prior to Navigant Capital Advisors, LLC, Mr. Maalouf gained his foundation in accounting and financial operations at Booz, Allen & Hamilton in Washington, DC, where he started his career as a consultant in 2000. He then moved to Ernst & Young as auditor in 2001 specializing in companies engaged in the financial and real estate sectors. During his tenure at Ernst & Young, he gained strong knowledge of the financial reporting and accounting issues facing private and public companies. He also assisted in several targeted reviews, audits, and consulting engagements and gained significant knowledge of corporate governance, complex processes, and the different aspects of operational risk.
Mr. Maalouf received his B.S. in Accounting and Finance with high distinction from Marymount University in Virginia and his M.S. in Finance from Boston University. Mr. Maalouf is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a CFA Charterholder (CFA).