Founder and Managing Partner
Yager is a Founding Partner of Snow Peak Capital and a Member of SPC’s
Investment Committee. Steve is involved
in all aspects of SPC activities, including establishing the firm’s strategic
direction, originating and executing transactions, overseeing investment
operations and providing firm oversight.
During his career Steve has developed significant experience with
M&A transactions, having led numerous deals and served as either Chairman
or Director of several portfolio companies.
Prior to forming SPC, Steve was a Senior Managing Director for The Gores Group, which he either worked for or was affiliated with for more than 30 years. While at Gores, Steve was a member of the Gores Investment Committee and was responsible for evaluating, structuring and executing acquisitions, leading due diligence efforts, arranging financing transactions and overseeing portfolio company exits. Steve was deeply involved in many of Gores’ successful investments. Steve also served as the President and CEO of Artemis International Solutions, a Gores portfolio company that developed project management software, from 1997 to 2002. At Artemis, Steve led a successful turnaround and restructuring initiative which restored the business to a strong financial and operational footing, and ultimately yielded a successful exit for Gores.
1985 to 1994, Steve worked at Executive Business Systems and its acquiror,
Contel Business Systems, as a General Manager. Prior to EBS, Steve worked at Burroughs
Corporation from 1978 to 1985 in a variety of Sales and Marketing positions. Mr. Yager earned a B.A. in Business
Administration and Economics from the University of Michigan.