Duane Stullich

Co-founder & Managing Partner




Los Angeles, CA


  • B.S., University of California, Northridge
  • MBA, UCLA Anderson School of Mgmt.


  • Assoc. for Corporate Growth, Los Angeles
  • International Assoc. of Investment Bankers
  • Turnaround Management Association
“I believe in the adage that ‘good is the enemy of great’ and this is what drives me with my clients and management responsibilities at the firm. We have built FocalPoint by delivering exceptional results, one client at a time.”

Duane Stullich is a co-founder of FocalPoint and has approximately 25 years of experience advising owners and stakeholders of middle-market companies on mergers and acquisitions, private placements of debt and/or equity capital, and special situations, including corporate bankruptcies.

Previously, he was one of the key contributors to the establishment of the corporate finance department at Houlihan Lokey. In 2018 and 2019 Mr. Stullich was profiled in the Los Angeles Business Journal’s “LA 500”, a list published annually to recognize Angelenos who have impacted the community with business accomplishments and civic and philanthropic leadership. Moreover, he has served on various boards, is a frequent speaker to business groups, and is currently chairman emeritus of the International Association of Investment Bankers. Mr. Stullich graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in accounting and received his Master of Business Administration from UCLA Anderson School of Management.