Steve was a Managing Partner of GRP Partners through 2007. Prior to GRP Partners, Steve spent 21 years at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in a variety of positions, most recently as Chairman of Global Retail Partners, and as Managing Director and head of the Retail Group within the Investment Banking Division. Since 1983, he has been an active private equity investor through DLJ’s Merchant Banking Group. In 1986, Steve opened DLJ’s Los Angeles investment banking office and played a key role in building the largest U.S. satellite office of any investment bank.
Steve graduated from UCLA with a BA in Political Science and Economics, and received an MBA from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.