Robert J. Woolway

Managing Director




Los Angeles, CA


  • A.B., Harvard University
  • MBA, Stanford University, Arjay Miller Scholar


  • Association for Corporate Growth, LA
  • LA 25
  • The Alliance for Children's Rights
  • Orion International Advisors
"For me, integrity is the most important quality. I approach all client relationships with lots of experience, sophistication and persuasion, but I most value my commitment to be solely focused on their best interests with the utmost honesty and zero conflicts."

Robert Woolway has been a successful investment banker for more than 30 years and has executed a wide variety of mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and financing transactions. Based on his vast experience, Mr. Woolway offers middle-market clients a unique combination of larger investment bank sophistication and boutique-style service and responsiveness.

Prior to joining FocalPoint, Mr. Woolway was a managing director of Trinity Capital where he focused on the food, beverage and restaurant industries. Previously, he was a senior investment banker at Relational Advisors, Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, J.P. Morgan, Merrill Lynch & Co. and Salomon Brothers. Mr. Woolway graduated from Harvard University with honors in economics and received a Master of Business Administration from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business, where he was an Arjay Miller scholar. Mr. Woolway has served on several corporate boards and has been involved as a board member of a number of non-profit organizations, including The Alliance for Children’s Rights.