founded in 2013 by chairman and chief executive officer darin pastor, capstone financial group, inc. (capp) is a holding company with executive offices in irvine, calif. capstone uses its own capital to acquire the outstanding stock of other companies. capstone does not produce goods or services itself. rather, its primary purpose is to own shares of other companies. capstone works closely and constructively with the management and boards of our portfolio companies, aiming to significantly enhance their long-term earnings power and thus increase shareholder value. while capstone does not manage the day-to-day operations of these companies, we maintain a thorough understanding of how they operate and evaluate their performance and prospects on an ongoing basis.