Prior to starting Highland Creek, Steve worked at CPP Investment Board in London and Toronto where he evaluated, executed and monitored ~$11 billion worth of direct private equity transactions ranging from $4 million to $7 billion in size. Steve also developed operational expertise through serving as an Observer on the Board of Directors of Airwave, a CPPIB portfolio company, and as President and CFO of a consumer internet company called cloudable.me. In addition, Steve was an Investment Banker at TD Securities where he provided M&A and capital market advisory services.
Steve has an MBA from the Wharton Business School where he was a two-time recipient of the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Fellowship, a non-needs based award given to outstanding students. He also received a Bachelor in Business Administration from the University of Toronto, where he graduated with High Distinction. Steve is an avid traveler and has visited over 40 countries. Along the way he participated in the Running of the Bulls and the world’s largest tomato fight.