Steven Michau brings more than 20 years of experience financing growth-stage and middle-market companies across the US and Europe, helping management teams structure financing solutions to meet key objectives. Prior to joining Espresso, Steven was with Ares Management, a diversified investment manager, where he provided senior debt, junior debt, and select equity investments to technology and healthcare companies at various stages of development. Previous to that, he was the Director of Corporate Development for Huron Consulting Group, a public consulting firm, where he was responsible for managing and executing all M&A activities, and GE Capital, the finance arm of General Electric, where he was Vice President focused on financing early stage and middle-market companies in the telecommunications, media, and technology sectors, and healthcare.
Steven holds a B.S. in finance from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and an M.B.A. from Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management.