Co-Founder & Managing Director
Susan Gabay is a co-founder and Managing Director with Bluestone Capital Partners. She has nearly 20 years of Wall Street and investment banking experience focused primarily on advising companies, investors, and executives operating in the aerospace, defense, and government technology and services markets. She has a deep understanding of the market fundamentals and key value drivers for businesses operating in these sectors, as well as keen insight into the unique considerations involved in the successful acquisition, sale, and financing of middle-market businesses in the aerospace, defense, and government markets. Over the course of her career, she has advised on more than 50 mergers and acquisitions advisory assignments, including sell-side and buy-side advisory assignments, divestitures, recapitalizations, and fairness opinions. Susan has advised Fortune 500 companies and industry leaders such as Babcock International Group, PLC, Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc, CACI International Inc, and ManTech International Corporation in middle-market divestiture assignments. She has also advised leading middle-market businesses in their sales to industry leaders such as Raytheon Company, General Dynamics, KEYW Corporation, and Triumph Group and to private equity groups such as Veritas Capital and Cerberus Capital Management.
Prior to co-founding Bluestone, Susan was a Senior Vice President with BB&T Capital Markets | Windsor Group for nearly ten years. Prior to joining Windsor Group, Susan worked with Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. in New York. Susan graduated Magna Cum Laude from Duke University with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and a minor degree in Political Science.
Susan was recognized as the Investment Banking Dealmaker of the Year at the Association for Corporate Growth’s annual Corporate Growth Awards in 2012 and formerly served as a member of Eagle Bank's Northern Virginia Advisory Board.