Big News From Capstone!

We’ve Moved! And We’re Now Closer to the Businesses We Serve

We are very excited about the relocation of our corporate headquarters to the Biomedical Acceleration and Commercialization Center – the BACC – at Albany Medical Center! Our new location places us at the center of the Capital Region’s emerging biotechnology market and returns us to the entrepreneurial setting in which we began.

As a retained search firm deeply engaged with both the technology sector and start-up community, we are thrilled that our new location will allow us to be more accessible to young biotech companies seeking services related to growth strategy and team building. Stay tuned for news on upcoming educational programs we will be offering for start-ups as well.

Capstone was founded on the belief that people are a company’s biggest asset. That is why, for over 20 years, we have been dedicated to helping companies find the right human capital. Our expertise is in aligning ideal candidate attributes with the strategic goals of your organization. Through targeted sourcing strategies and diverse assessment tools, we find the right talent and the best fit.

Visit Us
Our top priority is building long-term relationships with our clients and investing in the future of our region and our country. Please contact us to tour our new offices at the BACC. While you are here, we would love to speak with you about your business goals for 2016.

New Address
43 New Scotland Avenue, #MC25
Albany, NY 12208-3412
Phone: 518-783-9300

Entrepreneurship at the Brown School in Schenectady

Ms. Johnson discusses leadership and team building with eighteen  6th through 8th grade students studying entrepreneurship.

http://brownschool.org/

Governor Cuomo delivers remarks celebrating decision to locate upstate casino in Schenectady.

Ms. Johnson attends announcement for upstate Casino site to be located in Schenectady, NY while representing Proctor’s as an Board member.  She also maximized her time with the Governor to acknowledge his support for the  Start UP NY Program that the Biomedical Acceleration and Commercialization Center (BACC) at AMC recently received.  Ms. Johnson was recently named an Entrepreneur in Residence at the BACC.

 

Join our team! Currently hiring retained search associate

Capstone, Inc. is seeking a digitally-savvy, motivated and dynamic Search Associate who will play an integral role in identifying the best and the brightest business leaders and technologists for our client companies.  Founded in 1995, our search practice partners with Employer of Choice organizations that are growing into new markets and technologies and solving the world’s most interesting challenges. Over the past 25 years we have established expertise in virtually every major industry and functional area and have partnered with clients ranging from early stage companies to global enterprises. Our practices include: Technology, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Distribution, Professional Services and Family Owned Businesses.  We pride ourselves on providing positive, proactive and highly responsive client and candidate communication. Since our inception, Capstone has worked with countless organizations across the country and our success is measured by the decades that clients continue to use our services.

Search associates are a critical component of our team who in partnership with our firm’s leadership are responsible for many of the elements of our search process, these include: working with the client to define the role and crafting position profiles from this process, developing company target lists; identifying and generating prospective passive candidates via online resources, qualifying candidates through phone and Skype interviewing and conducting references on our candidates of choice.

Location: Latham, NY (Albany Region)

What are we looking for in you?

You’re a multi-tasking wizard and able to successfully manage multiple projects and searches
You’re confident in the social media world and passionate about helping people
You are creative and tenacious in finding ways to find talent and yet you think strategically
You are extremely responsive and also pay attention to details
You have excellent social media and MS Office Skills
You have great judgment, are self motivated and work independently
You communicate proactively with clients and candidates
You value your education and have an undergraduate degree at a minimum

Please Contact: Amy Johnson, President
amyj@capstone-inc.com

Amy Johnson Honored with Women of Excellence Award

Amy Johnson was chosen as one of seven women to join the ranks of the Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber “Women of Excellence” for achieving a high level of professional success and community involvement. Nominated for “Excellence in Business”, Ms Johnson was selected from numerous nominees by a committee of previous award recipients.

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Capstone Hosts PI Workshop

On November 15th and 16th we were delighted to host the third open PI training class this year. Leaders from IPLogic and CMC Kunke participated in this workshop, which teaches professionals how to use this valuable tool to optimize talent management and selection, team building, and leadership development in their organizations.

Apple Co-founder, Steve Wozniak visits Tech Valley High and Proctors

“Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, visited  Tech Valley High School on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012 and then supported a concert at Proctors as a fund raiser for a local charity.  Amy spent the day with Wozniak at Tech Valley High with the students and several key members of the Business Alliance, at a panel discussion at Global Foundries and finished the day with a benefit dinner and concert at Proctors.”

Ethan Bain Joins Capstone Research Team

“Ethan joined the Capstone team as a research associate this October.  He is an Honor Graduate of The State University of New York at Albany where he majored in economics and minored in history.  He brings enthusiasm, energy and honed research skills to our team.  A native of Greenwich, New York, he is excited to be working with some of the best companies in our region.”

Amy Johnson Elected to Sunmark Board

“Amy Johnson was elected to the board of Directors of Sunmark Federal Credit Union in June 2012.  She has also been asked to serve on the nominating committee for the Board and recently represented the Credit Union at the Credit Union Challenge Pro Am Golf Tournament held at Capital Hill Golf Course.  Frank Degraw, the Credit Union’s COO, and Ms. johnson were members of the winning Pro-Am team with LPGA Pro Jackie Sweeney.”