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, 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.