John Ruckstuhl is a Managing Director of the Financial Due Diligence practice of the Transaction Advisory group. He has over 25 years of experience in professional services, including 20 years of leading due diligence engagements for private equity, growth equity, venture capital, and strategic clients. He has extensive experience across a broad range of industries.

John advises clients completing buy- and sell-side transactions, including analyzing quality of earnings, evaluating working capital requirements, identifying debt-like items, analyzing carve-out and stand-alone cost assumptions, and reviewing purchase and sale agreements.

Prior to joining Stout, John was a Managing Director at two public accounting firms. John also has experience in the industry serving as the controller of a global provider of relocation management services, responsible for all aspects of financial reporting, compliance, and treasury management. John has also served on the board of several not-for-profit entities.