ACG 101 Elects Jayme Brooks to Board of Directors


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Jayme Brooks

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA (March 30, 2018) – The Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) 101 announced today that it has elected Jayme Brooks to its Board of Directors.  Ms. Brooks is Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer for Capstone Turbine Corporation (NASDAQ: CPST), the world’s leading producer of low-emission microturbine systems for electric power generation. Capstone is based in Van Nuys, California.

“ACG continues to expand its services to growing mid-size companies on the 101 Corridor from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara, with a mission to help companies grow through access to capital and mergers and acquisitions.  We are pleased to welcome Jayme to our board of directors,” said Ryan Bristol, Managing Director at JP Morgan and Chairman of the ACG 101 Board of Directors.

Jayme Brooks has been with Capstone since 2005 and has held the positions of Vice President, Finance & Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Financial Planning & Analysis and Director, Financial Reporting & Assistant Treasurer.  She has more than 20 years of diversified strategic financial management experience in industrial manufacturing, intellectual property management services, aerospace and public accounting industries for both public and private companies.

Prior to joining Capstone, from 2003 to 2005, Brooks was the Vice President, Controller for CPA Global North America LLC, a privately held Intellectual Property (IP) services company owned by CPA Global Limited. CPA Global is the world’s leading IP management and technology company providing clients solutions for all intellectual property management needs including renewal services, software tools and portfolio management. She reported directly to the CEO and was responsible for all accounting, finance, forecasting, budgeting, reporting, human resource and IT functions for three North American entities.

Brooks started her career in public accounting. She holds a BA in Business Economics with an emphasis in Accounting from the University of California, Santa Barbra and a MBA from Duke University, Fuqua School of Business. She is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of California and a Certified Global Management Accountant.

About ACG 101

ACG 101 ( is a not for profit organization serving communities on the 101 Corridor from Los Angeles through Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties. It is one of 56 chapters around the world that form the international ACG organization, which focuses on corporate growth, corporate development, and mergers and acquisitions. ACG 101 holds monthly networking and educational breakfasts on the first Wednesdays of most months in Westlake Village, as well as an annual “Stars of the 101 Awards” gala honoring business leaders in the region.

Members of the ACG 101 Board of Directors now include:

Ryan Bristol, Managing Director, J.P. Morgan Private Bank (Board Chairman)

Jeff Tillman, Business Development Director, Crowe Horwath LLP

Scott Galer, Partner, Stubbs Alderton & Markiles

Jim Chevalier, Tax Partner, Moss Adams

Bret G. Anderson, Partner, Ferguson Case Orr Paterson LLP

Carol E. Bartholemy, VP Finance / CFO, Seek Thermal

Charles Best, Vice President, Procurement and Facilities.

Jayme Brooks, CFO and CAO, Capstone Turbine Corporation

David Bonrouhi, Managing Director, Calabasas Capital, LLC

Elsa R. Burton. Group Head, SVP, Bank Leumi USA

L. Nicole Carnation, M&A Capital, LLC

Melissa Fulmer. Wells Fargo Middle Market Banking

Mark Levinson. Corp-M&A / Securities, Thompson Coburn

Andrea Light, Vice President, Robert Half Management Resources

John Lockhart, CEO, People Media Worldwide, Inc.

Adam McArthur, Managing Director, CBIZ Valuation Group, LLC

David Martin, Vice President, Union Bank

Anthony Peña, Vice President, Wells Fargo Commercial

Robert Purcell, CFO & EVP Finance, iPayment, Inc.

Lars Rathje, Producer, Lockton

Todd Larson, Managing Director, Singer Lewak

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