John McNamara is co-founder and managing partner of LongueVue Capital, sharing in all investment decisions and the day-to-day management of LVC. He has served as President and CEO of Stewart Capital, one of the Gulf South's largest privately-held investment companies, since 1996. Stewart Capital invests in a wide variety of industries and commercial real estate. Prior to joining Stewart Capital, Mr. McNamara was an investment banker at Drexel Burnham Lambert and Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, where he specialized in leveraged buyouts, restructurings and principal transactions. During that time, he participated in 20 corporate finance transactions completed with aggregate dollar volume in excess of $5 billion. Mr. McNamara was also a member of the Heico Acquisitions team that successfully turned around LBO acquisition Davis Wire Corporation, a $125 million basic manufacturing company in Irwindale, California.
McNamara graduated Magna Cum Laude from Georgetown University in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science degree. He received his MBA from Harvard Business School in 1992.