An industry executive with ~25 years of experience, Steve’s operational acumen has helped him guide a number of companies in the pet nutrition space. He is the co-founder of VisioCap, LLC, a private equity firm, and serves on the Advisory Council for Graham Partners portfolio company, BrightPet.
Prior to VisioCap, Steve was a senior operating advisor with Pegasus Capital Advisors and spent eight years as Chairman and CEO of Halo, Purely for Pets, Inc. Halo is a holistic brand of pet food whose mission is to provide people and their pets with honest information and wholesome products.
Steve’s pet food industry experience includes his role as President and Chief Operating Officer with Hill’s Pet Nutrition. Before his tenure as President and COO with Hill’s, Steve served as Managing Director for Europe. Previous to Hill’s, Steve was commercial director for Colgate Oral Pharmaceuticals and Vipoint Pharmaceuticals.