Jim Stone is a Partner in our Washington, DC office and has over 20 years experience in investment banking with a focus on the technology sector with expertise in the financial, healthcare, outsourcing and software sectors. Prior to joining One to One, Jim founded and ran for 9 years Converge Capital, a specialty advisory firm focused on private equity and middle market businesses. While there, he closed successful buyside engagements with several private equity funds including Westview Capital and Parthenon Capital. He also advised several private equity firms and middle market companies on the sale of portfolio companies. Jim has also been a Partner and Managing Director at other investment banking firms including Bank of America Securities. Prior to investment banking, Jim was Vice President of Corporate Development at Affiliated Computer Services and was an associate at the law firms of Kirkland and Ellis as well as WilmerHale. Jim hold a BS from Boston University School of Management, an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin, a JD from Columbia Law School, and LLM degrees from New York University (International Trade and Business Law) and the National University of Singapore (Asian Legal Studies). Jim lives in the Washington, DC area and is an avid cyclist, paddleboarder and yoga practitioner, a black lab dog owner and has two teenage sons.