The Cornerstone Group
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Executive Profile



John Hale III, Founder and CEO of The Cornerstone Group, brings a unique understanding of government regulations and operations, public/private partnerships, business acumen, and relationships that allow The Cornerstone Group to provide a unique and highly effective suite of strategic business services.

An overview of Mr. Hale's executive and leadership positions include:

U.S. Department of Energy - Director of the Office of Small & Disadvantaged Business Utilization (Direct report to Energy Secretary)

U.S. Small Business Administration - Deputy Associate Administrator for Capital Access

Chief Financial Officer and Chief Restructuring Officer for under-performing mid-market companies

Commercial (mid-market) Loan Officer for super-regional banks

Financial advisor for municipal and corporate entities whose portfolio included funding energy, energy efficiency and infrastructure projects