Head of Growth Partners
Steve leads the efforts in building the Frontier Growth Partners team, Frontier Capital’s team of operating partners who collaborate with executive teams of portfolio companies to identify and execute on growth and value creation initiatives. He also teams with portfolio companies to recruit and assess key leaders for the organizations.
Prior to joining Frontier Capital, Steve was Managing Director of a retained search firm where he worked with private equity backed companies in structuring and recruiting leadership teams.
Previously, Steve held various leadership positions (including VP of Sales, COO, and CEO) with four private equity backed growth companies that provided software, IT consulting services, cybersecurity services, micro-optics, and healthcare products and services. Steve brings experience developing and implementing growth strategies, raising capital, building teams, streamlining multi-location operations, acquisitions and integrations, and turn-around management.
Earlier in his career, Steve spent time in investment banking and technology sales.
Steve enjoys spending time with his family, exercising and playing most any type of game, especially with his three sons. He and his wife are Partners in Social Venture Partners - Charlotte.
Davidson College, BS
Harvard University, MBA - Harvard Business School