Bob Kwaja is a Vice President at Bluestone Capital Partners. He possesses nearly 10 years of investment banking, corporate finance, and operational experience in the aerospace, defense, and government services industry. During his career, he has advised on numerous M&A and financing transactions for a variety of public and private clients.
Prior to joining Bluestone, Bob was a Senior Financial Analyst at Schafer Corporation, a portfolio company of the private equity firm Metalmark Capital. He was an integral member of the corporate finance team and supported all aspects of the company’s corporate and business unit financial management, including strategic planning, budgeting, forecasting, contracting, and M&A activities. During his tenure, he was involved in several of the company’s acquisitions, divestitures, and refinancing activities.
Prior to his position with Schafer Corporation, Bob worked as an investment banking analyst at Capstone Strategic, a boutique middle-market merger and acquisition advisory firm, where he gained valuable experience assisting family-owned and operated businesses execute a variety of M&A transactions aimed at maximizing shareholder value.
Bob received a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland.