Stephen is a high-impact operating executive with deep operations and transformation expertise. A Lean Six Sigma Master Blackbelt, he has overseen numerous performance improvements and operational turnarounds across middle-market businesses in industries such as logistics, manufacturing, healthcare, and business services.
Since the Great Recession, he served as a General Partner and Operating Partner for Kamylon Holdings, a lower middle-market private equity fund, and CEO, and Board Member for various portfolio companies. During that time, he assumed the CEO role for two portfolio companies, LifeLine Ambulance and Transpac Aviation, both of which had dramatic and rapid profitability and performance improvements despite being initially unprofitable. Earlier in his career, he was a Project Manager at McKinsey & Company where he led various cultural change initiatives.
Stephen has an MBA from London Business School, a Bachelor of Managerial Economics from the US Coast Guard Academy, and was a Commissioned Officer and helicopter pilot for the U.S. Coast Guard and Navy.