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Core Capital Adds a Business Development Manager

Core Capital Group, a Colorado Springs, Colo-based investment bank, has brought aboard Joel Gheen as a business development manager.


Core Capital Group, a global investment banking firm, has announced the addition of Joel M. Gheen, Business Development Manager, to its staff.

Joel will lead the business development division of Core Capital Group with an emphasis in Capital Sourcing. As a licensed securities broker since 2004, he has training in asset management and portfolios. Prior to his graduate work, Joel was involved in specialty commodity import/export from remote regions. His entrepreneurial work gave him significant exposure to raising capital.

He spent two additional years working with a major asset management firm before completing his MBA at the University of Maryland’s Smith School of Business. During his studies, Joel worked closely with M&A lawyers in developing new applications of equity financing as well as hands-on time with international venture capital and private equity firms.

“We are pleased to add Joel to our team. His experience and capabilities will provide our clients with additional services to help them meet their goals, especially in raising capital,” said John L. Graaff, founder and senior partner. “We’re excited to grow our company further into our third decade of business.”

About Core Capital Group

Core Capital Group, Colorado Springs, CO, is a 20-year old investment banking firm offering strategic, advisory, merger and acquisition, and capital sourcing services for lower and middle market companies. With industry sector expertise in a variety of areas, including technology, media, telecommunications, and business services, Core Capital Group provides expertise from senior-level dealmakers coupled with a global reach. They are a founding member in the Alliance of International Corporate Advisors (AICA) comprised of over 100 deeply integrated M&A professionals located in 18 countries on 5 continents. In addition to the headquarters in Colorado Springs, Core Capital has branch offices near Denver, Chicago, and New York.