Steve serves as Director of Public Markets at HighGround Advisors and manages all aspects of HighGround’s public equity and hedge fund portfolios. With 15 years of investment management experience, his background includes investment manager selection and portfolio selection across multiple asset classes.
Prior to joining HighGround in 2022, Steve served as Senior Vice President at Fund Evaluation Group, where he led hedged and specialty equity research and constructed equity and hedge fund portfolios for nonprofit institutions. Before that, he was Investment Officer at Summer Hill Capital Partners, a family office in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Steve holds a BBA in finance from Morehead State University, where he graduated summa cum laude, and an MBA from the Richard T. Farmer School of Business at Miami University. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) charterholder and a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA®). Steve is a member of the CFA Institute, the CAIA Association, and the CFA Society Dallas/Fort Worth. He previously served on the finance committee of the Morehead State University Foundation and on the board of advisors of the Elmer R. Smith College of Business & Technology at Morehead State University.