March 05, 2021

David Barrosse Joins CNAS Board of Advisors

Washington, March 5, 2021—The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) announced today that David Barrosse, founder and CEO of Capstone LLC, has joined the CNAS Board of Advisors. As a member of the Board, he will contribute to the development and execution of the organization’s intellectual agenda.

“I’m pleased to welcome David to the CNAS Board of Advisors," said CNAS CEO Richard Fontaine. “David’s experience leading global investment and financial initiatives will be a vital addition to the Center's work on key policy issues. Our experts and research will benefit significantly from his expertise.”

David Barrosse is the founder and CEO of Capstone LLC and its wholly owned broker-dealer subsidiary, Archstone Capital LLC. He is an experienced policy and investment analyst. Prior to founding Capstone, David was the co-founder of The Ashmead Group, a large political consulting firm. At Ashmead he advised several senior Members of Congress, including to the Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, the Chair of the Senate Agriculture Committee and the Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee’s Capital Markets Subcommittee.

Prior to Ashmead, David had a long career in capital markets with a focus on Asia-ex Japan equities. He was co-head of Asian equity derivatives at J.P. Morgan. He started his career working for Merrill Lynch in Hong Kong.

For media inquiries, contact Cole Stevens at or call 202-695-8166.