Steve is responsible for evaluating investment opportunities, performing due diligence and implementing operational and financial process improvements. Prior to Tinsley Park, Steve was with Hastings Equity Partners since 2004, a private equity firm. Steve also served as the CFO for two Hastings portfolio companies, Seacon Phoenix and Taylored Services. At Seacon Phoenix, Steve oversaw restructuring and staff development efforts that resulted in a 5x cash on cash return. At Taylored Services, Steve implemented operational and financial process improvements and restructured debt to maintain positive cash flow; overcoming a 25% revenue decline in 2009. Prior to Hastings, Steve spent 11 years with Contact East/Stanley Supply during which he served as CFO and Vice President of Business Development. Following the company’s acquisition by the large private equity investor, Advent International in 1998, Steve completed four strategic add-ons in two years, doubling the size of the business and ultimately resulting in the sale of the company to The Stanley Works in 2001. Steve holds an MBA from Bentley College and an undergraduate degree from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell.