Steve is a Co-Founder of Corazon Capital. Steve co-managed Techstars Chicago in 2013 and 2014 and was a Board Member of Techstars Chicago from 2013 through 2017. Steve was Chief Operating Officer of Tap.Me, which was sold to MediaMath in 2012.

Previously, Steve was a General Partner with Norwest Equity Partners. Over his 9 years with the firm, Steve invested $280 million of equity in 13 management buyouts and growth capital investments across a variety of industries. His platform companies completed 9 add-on acquisitions. Steve served on 8 boards and led the sale of several companies to strategic and financial buyers.

Steve is a Lecturer of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management where he also received his MBA. Steve has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.