Capco, a leading management and technology consultancy focused on the financial services and energy industries, has announced the hiring of Pennsylvania-based Bill Stewart and Chicago-based Paul Mokdessi as Partners.

Bill Stewart will add to Capco’s increasing presence in cybersecurity, and will take a leading role in driving growth for this practice across the U.S., and Paul Mokdessi will be responsible for driving consulting growth in the Chicago market and the Midwest.

“I am thrilled that Bill and Paul are joining our U.S. partner group. Both Bill and Paul are crucial hires that will help drive the expansion of Capco’s cyber capability and the Chicago market respectively,” said Lance Levy, Chief Executive Officer of Capco.

A recognized cybersecurity business leader, Bill brings more than 30 years of consulting and industry experience. Before joining Capco, Bill spent more than 25 years at Booz Allen Hamilton, where he served as their Commercial Cyber Business Lead, responsible for a team of 3,000 and also led large programs for National Security Clients. Following his time at Booz Allen Hamilton, Bill spent two years at CHUBB Insurance as a division president of their Global Cyber Risk Practice.

Paul brings more than 20 years of consulting experience, including extensive experience in integrated enterprise risk management with proven success in developing and growing client relationships and building high-performing teams. For the past seven years, Paul was a Managing Director at Ernst and Young and served as the Leader of the USA Central Region risk and regulatory practice serving banking, insurance, capital markets firms, broker-dealers and select non-financial services firms. Previously, Paul was a Principal at PriceWaterhouse Coopers.

“We are excited to welcome both Bill and Paul to the Capco Partner team. Their combined industry and consulting experience will help further support the continued growth and expansion of our business across the U.S.,” said Michael Pugliese, managing partner of Capco’s U.S. business.


Capco is a global technology and management consultancy dedicated to the financial services industry. Our professionals combine innovative thinking with unrivaled industry knowledge to offer our clients consulting expertise, complex technology and package integration, transformation delivery and managed services to move their organizations forward. Through our collaborative and efficient approach, we help our clients successfully innovate, increase revenue, manage risk and regulatory change, reduce costs, and enhance controls.

We specialize primarily in banking, capital markets, wealth and asset management and insurance. We also have an energy consulting practice in the US. We serve our clients from offices in leading financial centers across the Americas, Europe, and Asia Pacific. To learn more, visit our web site at, or follow us on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn and Instagram.