Keystone Capital Welcomes Two New Hires
September 2013

Keystone Capital, Inc. (“Keystone”) is pleased to announce the addition of Dennis Howe and Charles Shreve to the Keystone team.

Dennis Howe

Dennis Howe joins the firm as a Vice President, and will be a member of Keystone’s operations group. In this role, Dennis will be an integral part of supporting the management teams of Keystone’s family of companies with operational, strategic, and other initiatives.

Prior to joining Keystone, Dennis was with Danaher Corporation as Vice President of Business Management and Product Planning for Videojet and Vice President and General Manager of Thomson Linear Components. His previous experience includes working for The Boston Consulting Group on strategy assignments for industrial, financial and consumer goods clients and at BASF Corporation working as an Operations Manager and as a Product Development engineer.

Dennis can be reached at or (312) 219-7979.

Charles Shreve

Charles Shreve joins the firm as an Associate. His primary focus will be in Keystone’s acquisition and business development group, with responsibility for identification, sourcing, and execution of new acquisition and investment opportunities for Keystone and its partner companies.

Prior to joining Keystone, Charlie worked as an investment banking analyst in the industrials group at Jefferies & Co. in New York. While with Jefferies, Charlie focused on mergers and acquisitions, debt financings and equity raises for public and private companies. Prior to Jefferies, Charlie worked as an investment banking analyst at Cowen Group in New York.

Charlie can be reached at or (312) 219-7978.

“The hiring of both Dennis and Charlie is indicative of Keystone’s desire to significantly grow our middle market transaction activity, as well to provide more support to our partner companies,” commented Kent Dauten, Managing Director of Keystone. “These hires bring Keystone’s total staff to eleven, which is indicative of our belief in the future of our business.”