Burke Smith

Burke joined Headwaters MB (now Capstone Headwaters) in 2014 to work with companies in the Transportation and Logistics sector.

He brings to Capstone Headwaters, 19 years experience as an Advisor to or Leader of, middle market companies. Most recently, Burke ran several asset-based trucking and warehousing operations. During his career to date, he has executed over 45 transactions with a combined value in excess of $40 billion.

Burke began his career working on Wall Street. He initially trained at Wasserstein Perella & Co., where he worked directly for famed M&A banker Bruce Wasserstein. He then joined Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (DLJ) as an early member of the firm’s Exclusive Sales Group, which became one of the most successful middle market sell-side advisory practices on Wall Street. Following the acquisition of DLJ by Credit Suisse, he joined UBS as an Executive Director in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group.

Burke graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he served on the Harvard Law Review. He earned a BA and an MA from Stanford University.