Investment Team
John B. Stephens

Managing Director, Business Services & Industrial Products Co-Head

John is a Managing Director and Co-Head of Vestar’s Business Services & Industrial Products group.  Most recently a principal of the firm, John joined Vestar in 2006 and has also served in Vestar’s Consumer group.  He is a director of Edward Don & Company, Mobile Technologies Inc., Presence Marketing, Roland Foods and St John Knits, and serves on the Investment Committee of BIGR Ventures.  Previously he was a member of the Leveraged Finance Group at Wachovia Securities.  Before that, John worked at L.E.K. Consulting.

He holds a BA, magna cum laude, from Middlebury College, where he was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa academic honor society.

Originally from Lakeland, Florida, John now lives in Denver, Colorado.