Stella Point Capital has named Howard Weiss as chief financial officer. His appointment is effective immediately. Weiss is the former senior vice president and chief financial officer at Castle Harlan.
NEW YORK (July 7, 2016) – Stella Point Capital (Stella Point), a New York-based private equity firm focused on industrial, consumer, and business services investments, today announced the appointment of Howard Weiss, former Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Castle Harlan, as Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately.
Adam Godfrey and Justin Wender, Managing Partners and Co-Founders of Stella Point Capital, said “We are delighted to appoint Howard to the role of Chief Financial Officer, and are confident that his financial acumen and value-added counsel will be a terrific asset to Stella Point. We’ve known Howard for many years and welcome him to the Stella Point management team.”
Mr. Weiss said, “I look forward to working with Stella Point’s senior team as the firm identifies opportunities to deliver transformational growth for existing and potential new investments. Stella Point has a strong platform from which to grow and capitalize on attractive investment opportunities in established industries with a middle market focus.”
Before joining Stella Point, Mr. Weiss spent more than 25 years with Castle Harlan, serving as its Senior Vice President and Chief Financial and Administrative Officer and Chief Compliance Officer. Prior to joining Castle Harlan, Mr. Weiss was Vice President and Controller with Sotheby’s, the international fine art and collectibles auctioneer. He is a Founding Board Member of the Private Equity CFO Association and was a member of the board of the Private Equity Industry Guidelines Group. Mr. Weiss also serves as a member of the Maimonides Medical Center Board of Trustees. He is a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Weiss holds his M.B.A. in Finance with Honors from Long Island University, and his B.B.A. in Accounting with Honors from the City College of New York.
About Stella Point
Stella Point Capital is a New York-based private equity firm focused on industrial, consumer, and business services investments. Founded by Managing Partners Justin Wender and Adam Godfrey, the firm actively seeks investment opportunities throughout North America, working closely with management teams to identify strong market positions and achieve transformational growth. Stella Point’s team has an outstanding track record, with over 75 years of combined investing and operating experience at leading global private equity firms, and its partners have invested over $2 billion of equity capital across more than 35 investments. Stella Point provides unparalleled senior level attention and expertise, seeking to cultivate strong relationships with portfolio companies to generate superior investment returns and significant long-term value. Please visit www.stellapoint.com for additional information.