Who We Are

Who We Are

Chad Deakins

Partner & Chief Investment Officer

Chad Deakins is the Chief Investment Officer for Capstone Global Investments and has over 20 years of institutional investing experience. Over his career, he has managed 4 different mutual funds and at one point managed over $4 Billion for clients.  For over 15 years, he managed a fund focused on international stocks. The RidgeWorth International Equity Fund (STITX) was awarded 5 stars by Morningstar in 2005 and received a Lipper Award for best 3-year return in its investment classification in 2012.  At Capstone, Chad is supported by a team of associates to perform operations, compliance and other non-investment related tasks, while his focus remains on providing our clients with innovative investment strategy solutions.

Malon Courts

Partner & Chief Compliance Officer

Malon Courts is the President & CEO of Atlantic Investment Company, a position he has held since 1999. Atlantic is a family-owned firm that has a rich history of making equity investments in both public and private businesses as well as commercial real estate. Malon’s responsibilities span across multiple wholly-owned and related businesses operating under the umbrella of Atlantic Investment Company. Malon is Managing Partner of Colony Capital Management, LLC, a Registered Investment Advisor; a Manager of Five Stand Capital, LLC, a private equity business; and a Partner and Chief Compliance Officer of Capstone Global Investments, LLC, a Registered Investment Advisor.

Malon is involved in several civic roles: J. Bulow Campbell Foundation, Trustee and Chair of the Investment Committee, Roanoke College, Trustee and Chair of the Trusteeship Committee, Lovett School, Trustee and Chair of the Endowment Committee and The Courts Foundation, Trustee. Malon is also a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization, Southern 7 Chapter. Malon graduated with a BBA from Roanoke College in 1992.

Kristen A. Mikan, CPA

Chief Financial Officer


Karen E. Gillum

Accounting/Back Office