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LEADERSHIP TEAM

The team that makes Extraordinary Exits possible

We’re a global leadership team of strategic thinkers that work together to help our clients achieve extraordinary results. Our leaders are expert guides who all share a passion for business, a drive to help others, and a desire to redefine M&A. Many of them were entrepreneurs themselves. With offices located in major cities around the world, our leaders are on hand to support you.

Leadership Team

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Rob Follows

Founder & Chairman

Global

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Sean Friday

Chief Executive Officer

Global

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Diane Gray-Smith

Chief Financial Officer & Chief Investment Officer

Global

Headshot_Claire Petryschuk_Secondary_Smile

Claire Petryschuk

Vice President

Client Experience, Resources & Operations

Headshot_Paul Ormsby_Secondary

Paul Ormsby

Vice President

Operations Support

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Jennifer Manley

Vice President

People & Culture

Headshot_Jessica Yeoh_Secondary

Jessica Yeoh

Senior Director

Finance, Research & Database Management

Managing Directors

STS Capital Partners Announces the Appointment of Andy Harris to President, North American Strategies

Andy Harris

President

North America

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Andrew D. Barrett

Managing Director

North America

Bill McCaig Joins STS Capital Partners

Bill McCaig

Managing Director

North America

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Brenda Jacobsen

Managing Director

North America

Headshot_Chris Clements_Secondary

Chris Clements

Managing Director

North America

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David J. Spencer

Managing Director

Asia-Pacific

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Doug Brownridge

Managing Director

North America

Headshot_Harry Dugan_Secondary

Harry Dugan

Managing Director

North America

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John Kirkpatrick

Managing Director

North America

Headshot_Keith Harradence_Secondary

Keith Harradence

Managing Director

North America

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Kempten Schwab

Managing Director

North America

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Mark Carmichael

Managing Director

Europe

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Michael Smith

Managing Director

North America

Headshot_Nicholas Kyrzakos_Secondary

Nicholas Kyrzakos

Managing Director

North America

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Oliver Rott

Managing Director

Asia-Pacific

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Ron Pullar

Managing Director

North America

Why Founders Should Focus on Capital Strategy Before Financing

Shamil Hargovan

Managing Director

North America

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Sherry Orel

Managing Director

North America

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Smoke Wallin

Managing Director

North America

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Stephane Boisvert

Managing Director

North America

Dr. Steven Lee

Dr. Steven Lee

Managing Director

North America

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Tom Turner

Managing Director

North America

Headshot_Troy Wright_Secondary

Troy Wright

Managing Director

North America

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Wayne Bell

Managing Director

North America

Directors

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Anne-Marie van Wyk

Director

Origination and MD Enablement

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Aseema Singh

Director

Deal Team

Headshot_Binayak Thapa_Secondary

Binayak Thapa

Director

Deal Team

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Eric Mass

Director

Deal Team

Headshot_Grant Grigorian_Secondary

Grant Grigorian

Director

Deal Team

Headshot_Isabella Cattelan_Secondary

Isabella Cattelan

Director

Deal Team

Headshot_Jim Harrington_Secondary

Jim Harrington

Director

Deal Team

Headshot_Liesl Oosthuizen_Secondary

Liesl Oosthuizen

Legal Counsel

Global

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Lisa Rickards

Director

Execution

Headshot_Matt Verbin_Secondary

Matt Verbin

Director

Execution

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Nadia Mattiuzzi

Director

Deal Team

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Peter Kaju

Director

Deal Team

Headshot_Tyler Smith_Secondary

Tyler Smith

Director

Marketing

Headshot_Wade Atherton_Secondary

Wade Atherton

Director

Deal Team

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Wendy van Donkelaar

Director

Deal Team

Senior Advisors

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Leigh Gauthier

Senior Advisor

North America

Headshot_Vivien Webb_Secondary

Vivien Webb

Senior Advisor

Asia-Pacific

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