Stephen joined Brewer Lane Ventures in 2019 as an investment associate focusing on sourcing and analyzing insurtech and fintech companies. Prior to Brewer Lane Ventures, Stephen worked for SenaHill Partners LP, a fintech-focused merchant bank where he aided companies in financing and merger & acquisition transactions and strategy. Stephen helped companies in all stages and industries including insurtech, capital markets, data analytics, payments, banking and lending, and business process outsourcing. Prior to SenaHill Partners, Stephen was a Senior Associate in the restructuring group of Grant Thornton LLP, helping companies through distressed situations both in and out of court. In those high stress situations, Stephen helped healthcare and insurance companies manage cash, analyze and execute on the best go-forward business strategy, and overhaul operations to achieve a sustainable and healthy business.
Stephen graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration from Emory University’s Goizueta business school concentrating in finance and information systems and operations management. During his time at Emory, he held an internship within the treasury and capital allocation group at Amgen Inc., one of the world’s largest independent biotechnology companies and with Hightower Advisors – Bapis Group, a Forbes top 150 national financial advisor. He was also a member of Emory University’s varsity baseball team, taking 2nd in the nation in 2014.
Stephen prides himself on being a chartered financial analyst (CFA) Charterholder, and Utah sports, Green Bay Packers and Milwaukee Brewers fan.