Steve has over 30 years of experience launching and managing health care companies and has founded seven health care companies including Oxford Health Plans, which grew into a Fortune 300 company under his leadership. Steve is a Managing Director of Essex Woodlands, one of the oldest and largest health care venture capital and growth equity firms. He was also the Founder, Chairman and CEO of HealthMarket, Inc., an insurance company that gave birth to innovative Consumer Driven Health Plans. He co-founded Health Partners, Inc, a physician practice management company. He was also a co-Founder of Intelliclaim, Inc., which provided claim auditing and productivity software and services to over twenty health insurance companies before it was sold to McKesson, and he was the founding investor in BenefitPort, LLC, a consolidation of health insurance general agencies.
Steve graduated from Macalester College and has an MBA from Harvard Business School.