Our principals possess expertise in operations and strategic planning, significant capital and a network of strategic industry contacts. These resources help our companies become product and profit leaders in their industries:
• Seasoned executive team with unique skills and capabilities, and a value-added/can-do attitude
• Hands-on operational, structural and strategic experience with small to middle market companies
• Direct experience in more than twenty different industries with significant sector-specific expertise and relationships
• Direct experience in structuring and executing hundreds of merger, acquisition, sale and financing transactions
• Considerable capital market expertise in securing low-cost, low-risk operating and investment financing
Ackley Capital focuses on acquisition and financing of small and mid-sized companies that can benefit from our in-house core competencies, expertise and capital resources. We are fiscally conservative as we believe that long term success of good managers is assured through Staying Power.
Staying Power allows the time necessary for a business to adapt to market and technology changes. It requires strong operating results. It is supported through financially strong, low leverage balance sheets. It is preserved by observant and proactive management of business opportunities and events. Our team works closely with company managers to assure that we are providing the necessary capital and management resources to create and preserve Staying Power.
Jay C. Ackley
President and CEO
Jay is a seasoned executive with 30 years of experience building profitable business operations. Prioritizing customer expectations, he creates profitable high performance organizations and provides the financial and physical resources they need to succeed. Diverse industry participation through 30 major projects from startup to annual revenue levels in excess of $100 million. Hands-on responsibility for many turn-around, reorganization and acquisition/divestiture events.
Jay holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from the University of Washington.
Steven J. Hopp
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Steve is a highly experienced attorney with more than 30 years of practice in corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions, taxation and regulatory compliance. He is listed in Who's Who in America, Best Lawyers in America and has received the Washington Super Lawyer Award for 12 consecutive years.
Steve holds degrees of Bachelor of Science from the University of Washington, Juris Doctor from Lewis & Clark College of Law and Masters of Laws from University of Florida.
Brandon J Ackley
Brandon has been directly involved in solutions development for data driven communications clients over the past 10 years. He was most recently the Director of Business Development and Facility Developer of California operations at K&H Printers, an approximately 300-employee print, mail, and direct marketing company headquartered in Washington State. In these positions he was responsible for staff growth and retention through development, corporate acquisition, national sales, profitability analytics, and management.
Brandon holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology; Presidential Honor Roll earned at Washington State University.