Founder and Managing Director

Bo Brustkern ▼

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Bo Brustkern serves as Managing Director of Arcstone Partners. He is also the firm's Founder. Prior to founding Arcstone Partners, Mr. Brustkern was an investment professional in the Silicon Valley office of Rustic Canyon Partners, a technology-focused private equity firm, and BACE Industries, a middle market private equity firm.

Previously, Mr. Brustkern was a senior analyst at Wellsford Residential Property Trust (NYSE: WRP), where he focused on acquisitions and development for the fifth largest residential REIT in the country. He has over 17 years of analytical, execution and management experience. Over the course of his career as an investment and valuation professional, Mr. Brustkern has completed a wide variety of engagements for a diverse array of clients, including analyses involving financial reporting, transaction advisory, corporate finance, tax, litigation support and strategic planning. Mr. Brustkern is a Charter Member of the Fair Value Forum.

Mr. Brustkern earned his MBA with distinction from the Anderson School at UCLA, where he graduated as a Deutschman Venture Fellow, and his BA in English and Writing from Dartmouth College. He has been quoted in a variety of publications including the New York Times and Financial Times. Mr. Brustkern published the white paper Private Company Liquidity: Fueling American Entrepreneurship in December 2011.


Kristin Hindes ▼

Kristin Hindes serves as Arcstone's Director of Operations, managing the systems and procedures required to accomplish Arcstone’s mission. Ms. Hindes utilizes her extensive experience in organization development, human resources and accounting management, and information technology management to keep Arcstone running at high efficiency.

From 2000 to 2009, Ms. Hindes was a key member of the operations team at Centennial Ventures, one of Colorado's longest-standing venture capital firms.

Ms. Hindes earned her BA from the University of Colorado at Boulder.