Prior to joining Perspective, Steve founded and managed Partridge Advisors, a boutique executive recruiting firm focused on senior positions in private-equity backed growth companies in healthcare. He started his executive recruiting career at Russell Reynolds where he was a Partner in the Healthcare Practice and worked almost a decade. Before executive recruiting, Steve was a Senior Research Analyst with JPMorgan H&Q (previously Hambrecht & Quist), covering healthcare and technology companies. During his eight years with JPMorgan H&Q, he also was a Partner of HealthNet Ventures Management LLC, a venture-capital fund capitalized by Johnson & Johnson and JPMorgan H&Q. The fund invested primarily in companies in the healthcare information technology and services industries. Steve received his B.A. in economics from Bates College and his M.B.A. from Columbia University.