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