The Peakstone Group Adds Managing Director

November 2012.  Brad Curtis joins The Peakstone Group as a Managing Director primarily focusing on the consumer sector. Brad has spent most of his career working with privately-held, middle market businesses in a wide range of consumer segments including consumer healthcare, personal care, OTC pharmaceuticals, pet products, juvenile products, food and beverage, private label, and apparel.

Prior to joining Peakstone, Brad opened the Chicago office for a national middle market investment bank. Earlier in his career, Brad was a senior operating executive for two Jordan Industries’ portfolio healthcare companies where he led organic growth initiatives and completed strategic acquisitions prior to their successful sale to a strategic buyer. Brad also worked for Hilco, a financial advisory, business valuation and specialty finance company based in Northbrook, IL. Brad then launched a boutique investment banking firm with a dedicated focus on the consumer products sector.

Prior to his financial advisory career, Brad served as the Political Director for Texas Congressman Sam Johnson, leading his fundraising and campaign operations. Brad received his A.B. from Brown University and holds an MBA in Finance, with distinction, from DePaul University.

Brad Curtis can be reached at:
(312) 204-7300