Fort Point Capital Announces New Hires

September 8, 2015

BOSTON, MA – Fort Point Capital, a leading lower middle market investor, today announced the recent hiring of investment staff. Jason Kustka has joined the firm as a Vice President and David Gagliardi as an Associate. 

“We are pleased to welcome Jason and David to the Fort Point team,” said Paul Lipson, Partner at Fort Point Capital. “They bring a depth of knowledge, experience and investment skills to our sectors of interest. We look forward to their additions as we work to invest in growing services companies and help scale our existing portfolio companies.” 

Mr. Kustka has experience sourcing, analyzing and investing in business services, information technology, and healthcare companies. Prior to attending graduate school, he served as a Senior Associate at Sverica Capital Management, a middle market private equity firm, where he was involved in sourcing, deal execution, and active portfolio management across a wide range of industries. Prior to joining Sverica, he was an Associate at C.W. Downer & Co., an international middle market investment bank.   

Mr. Kustka graduated from Northwestern University with a BA in Economics and received an MBA with distinction from The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, where he was an Edward Tuck Scholar. 

Mr. Gagliardi has experience in a broad array of industries, with a specialization in companies that service the public sector. Previously, he was with Stifel, where he primarily focused on mergers and acquisitions for middle market companies in the Aerospace, Defense and Government Services industry. Prior to Stifel, David began his career at Davenport and Company, where he assisted local governments, non-profits and utilities with raising capital through public and private markets.

David received a BS in business administration from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

About Fort Point Capital 

Based in Boston, Massachusetts, Fort Point Capital is a private equity firm that invests in lower middle market, service-oriented companies in partnership with strong management teams. Fort Point Capital is currently investing from FPC Small Cap Fund I.  Please contact Fort Point at (617) 302-2444 or visit