Steve joined Brentwood in 2000. Presently, he serves as a Director of Jefferson Dental & Orthodontics, J.McLaughlin, MedBridge, MD Now, Parchment, and SAXX Underwear. He also previously served as a Director of Excelligence Learning Corp., 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.