Steve is a co-founder of Topspin's private equity fund. Steve joined Topspin in July 2002. Steve has extensive experience in the consumer products, business services, information services and retail industries. He also has deep knowledge in the security alarm monitoring business, with substantial contacts garnered over years of leading transactions, developing relationships and reviewing opportunities in that niche industry. Prior to joining Topspin, Steve was a corporate attorney at Kirkland & Ellis, where he gained deal execution expertise specializing in private equity transactions and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to that, he worked at Cahill, Gordon & Reindel, where he focused on mergers and acquisitions and securities law.
Steve received his AB in East Asian Studies with honors from Harvard College in 1992, and his JD from Harvard Law School in 1995. He was the New York State High School Chess Champion in 1988.