Steve is the Head of Duff & Phelps Mergers and Acquisitions practice, and is also President of Duff & Phelps Securities, LLC. He has more than 20 years of middle market mergers and acquisitions experience. Steve’s recent experience crosses multiple sectors within the industrials practice including building products, motor and gears, plastics and specialty chemicals, and HVAC products and equipment.
Steve specializes in providing M&A services to buyers and sellers of private businesses or public companies divesting divisions and subsidiaries. He also provides private placement and financial restructuring services to private and public companies. His accomplishments include executing the sale of more than 100 middle-market companies and raising more than $1 billion in capital for client companies. Steve has also spoken on a wide variety of topics related to the investment banking environment.
Prior to joining Duff & Phelps in 1993, Steve was a vice president at Harris Bank and provided corporate banking and advisory services to middle market companies.
Steve received his M.B.A. in finance from DePaul University and his B.S. in finance from Indiana University. Steve serves on the Board of Directors of Regal Beloit Corporation.