Steve joined Brentwood in 2000. Presently, he serves as a Director of Jefferson Dental & Orthodontics, J.McLaughlin, MedBridge, and Parchment. He also previously served as a Director of Excelligence Learning Corp., MD Now, SAXX Underwear, Soft Surroundings and Upward Projects and former portfolio companies Allen Edmonds, Chamilia, Exhale Enterprises, Filson Holdings, Paper Source, ThreeSixty Group and Zumiez (NASDAQ: ZUMZ) and was an active board observer of Ariat International. Steve also serves on the Board of Trustees of the Children’s Bureau, an organization providing state-of-the-art child abuse prevention and treatment services to at-risk children.
Prior to joining Brentwood, Steve worked at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, where he focused on mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts and general corporate finance. Steve worked with Deloitte & Touche Consulting Group before joining Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Michigan, where he received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and was a member of the men’s soccer team.