Head of Risk, Private Credit
Steve is responsible for the evaluation of new lending platforms and the expansion into new lending markets and segments. Prior to joining Colchis, Steve helped to establish the underwriting practice at an early-stage consumer lending startup company. Steve also served as Senior Vice President at Bank of the West managing credit policy and risk reporting for the consumer lending division and as Director of Decision Sciences at BlackRock responsible for maximizing ROI of Marketing and Sales activities within the iShares ETF business. Additional work experience includes three years as First Vice President at Washington Mutual managing credit risk for credit card originations and ten years at Providian Financial developing models, performing analysis, and managing teams in Credit and Marketing.
Education: B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Villanova University