Stephen P. Dyke, Managing Partner
Steve is one of the co-founders of Align Capital Partners, a growth oriented private equity firm founded in 2016 based in Cleveland, Ohio, and Dallas, Texas. ACP is currently investing out of a $325 million inaugural fund.
Prior to founding Align, Steve was a Partner at The Riverside Company. During his 16 years at Riverside, Steve participated in 33 acquisition and sale transactions totaling $2.9 billion of value. Steve joined Riverside in 2000 and was made a Partner in 2006. As a Partner, Steve led Riverside’s investments in nine platform companies representing approximately $1.0 billion of enterprise value.
Prior to Riverside, Steve was a banker at a regional sell-side investment banking boutique firm in Denver, CO. Steve’s interest and expertise in small business was developed over years in commercial lending, owning a computer peripheral manufacturer, and serving as CEO of a medical device manufacturer. He holds a BS in Accounting from Colorado State University and an MBA from Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management.
Outside of work, when Steve’s not working or spending time with his wife and two children he can generally be found cycling around Northeast Ohio.