Bo Stump

Bo joined Stump & Company in 2019, and has since focused on the company’s e-commerce/DTC, residential home goods, and manufacturing verticals.

He joined the company following several years of strategy & consulting work. He first worked for WME|IMG in Los Angeles, and subsequently joined Paramount Pictures’s internal strategy team. Bo also spent 3 years as a senior banking consultant for Abrigo, Inc., assisting the company in its eventual sale to an Accel-KKR roll-up in the financial services space.

Bo graduated with honors from UNC-Chapel Hill, where he was a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity and a Phillips Ambassador Scholar, a summer-long program sponsoring students to live in China for both study & business internships. He later returned to UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School for his MBA with focuses in corporate finance and accounting, and where he was a Schrum Fellow and Beta Gamma Sigma inductee.

Bo now lives in Charlotte, NC with his wife and 1-year old daughter and works out of the company’s headquarters.

  • Joined Stump & Company, 2019 and named Partner on January 1, 2020.
  • Abrigo Bank Consulting: Raleigh
  • WME | IMG & Viacom: Los Angeles
  • MBA: UNC Kenan Flagler, 2017 - Beta Gamma Sigma & Schrum Fellow
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2013

Articles by Bo Stump

Bo Stump
Articles & Publications

A look at private equity in the furniture industry

by Bo Stump
Bo Stump dives into the increasing role private equity has played in the evolution of the residential furniture industry and M&A transactions.
Bo Stump

A look at private equity in the furniture industry

Bo Stump dives into the increasing role private equity has played in the evolution of the residential furniture industry and M&A transactions.
Stump & Company
Articles & Publications

Confronted with supply chain pressures

by Bo Stump
“Never let a good crisis go to waste” is a famous quote often attributed to Rahm Emmanuel, but in reality it was first said by Winston Churchill (and we assume by many other less-famous individuals in the past).
Stump & Company

Confronted with supply chain pressures

“Never let a good crisis go to waste” is a famous quote often attributed to Rahm Emmanuel, but in reality it was first said by Winston Churchill (and we assume by many other less-famous individuals in the past).
Dollar Bill
Articles & Publications

Blog: 2021 – change, scale & opportunity

by Bo Stump
Ashley’s recently announced $1 billion capital investment over 18 months is a blockbuster that all of us in the furniture industry should take notice of. It is clear evidence of the need to remain agile, constantly improve and anticipate the numerous seismic changes coming around the next corner.
Dollar Bill

Blog: 2021 – change, scale & opportunity

Ashley’s recently announced $1 billion capital investment over 18 months is a blockbuster that all of us in the furniture industry should take notice of. It is clear evidence of the need to remain agile, constantly improve and anticipate the numerous seismic changes coming around the next corner.
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Articles & Publications

An Outlook on the Furniture Industry

by Bo Stump
The furniture industry, like many others, has experienced rapid changes this year. Most notably: Consumption Patterns. The existential COVID-19 mandate to work (or for many, live) at home all day, every day, has been a boon to home and home office furnishings suppliers, as many consumers realized they needed a better home office, while others took the opportunity to upgrade dining and living areas.
Desk.jpeg

An Outlook on the Furniture Industry

The furniture industry, like many others, has experienced rapid changes this year. Most notably: Consumption Patterns. The existential COVID-19 mandate to work (or for many, live) at home all day, every day, has been a boon to home and home office furnishings suppliers, as many consumers realized they needed a better home office, while others took the opportunity to upgrade dining and living areas.