ProfileMr. John Stack leads Canaccord Genuity’s aerospace and defense investment banking practice in New York with 30 years’ global experience working with publicly-traded and privately-held companies. During his career, he has worked across the aerospace and defense value chain, helping clients with growth, acquisitions and company sales. Given his strong industry knowledge, strategic and operational perspectives, vast global network of executives, business owners and investors, and extensive transaction experience, he is a respected and trusted advisor to company owners and leadership teams. Prior to investment banking, he was VP, Strategy & Business Development and part of the senior leadership team at Cessna Aircraft Company, where he led the Columbia Aircraft acquisition, and Director, Strategy Development & International at Textron, where he helped reshape the company’s business portfolio. During his career, he has led teams in more than 15 countries in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia, and lived in Switzerland for more than four years. Mr. Stack holds a degree in Business Administration from Bryant University and an MBA from Fordham University.