Steve joined Vicour in February of 2007 from Stifel Nicolaus (formerly Legg Mason) where he was a Principal. Steve was with Stifel Nicolaus/Legg Mason for eight years where he provided investment banking services primarily to IT service companies and federal government contractors. He executed a range of transactions including representing buyers and sellers, raising private capital and raising public equity. Prior to earning his MBA at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, Steve worked as an economic development consultant with the International Finance Corporation and the Soros Foundation in several locations, including Mongolia and Belarus. He currently serves as President of Chesapeake Ceramics. Steve’s other academic credentials include an MA in International Relations from Johns Hopkins’ School of Advanced International Studies and a BA from Drew University where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa.