Michael C. Adams

Managing Director

Cornerstone Industrial Group LLC

Joined: 1997

Office Phone:

(440) 336-3505

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Mr. Adams founded Cornerstone Industrial Group in 1997 after 10 years in investment banking. Mr. Adams has acquired nine manufacturing businesses and remains an active owner of two. As Chairman of Swiss-Tech Holdings, Mr. Adams is actively involved in key management decision-making, strategic development and implementation as well as ongoing acquisition activities. He served as interim CEO of Swiss-Tech in 2011-2012. Mike served as President of Cornerstone Industrial Holdings, a converter of flexible, non-metallic materials. He was also President and CEO of Midwest Tooling Group, a company formed to acquire and consolidate plastic tooling manufacturers. During his time in investment banking with NatCity Investments, Reserve Capital Group, Prescott, Ball & Turben and L.F. Rothschild (New York), Mr. Adams focused on sourcing, structuring and executing mergers and acquisitions for middle-market companies. He also worked on a variety of public offerings, private placements of debt and equity securities and valuations of privately held companies. Mr. Adams has a Computer Science degree from Colgate University and an MBA from the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business Administration.


University of Virginia - Darden School of Business , Virginia,
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Colgate University , New York,
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Work History

National City Bank