Stephen P. Dyke, Managing Partner
Prior to founding Align Capital Partners, Steve Dyke spent 16 years at The Riverside Company, a global private equity firm with more than $4 billion of capital under management, where he participated in 33 acquisitions and sale transactions totaling $2.9 billion of value for Riverside’s Capital Appreciation Fund (RCAF). Steve joined Riverside in 2000 and his strong performance at the firm earned him a series of promotions, culminating in his promotion to Partner in 2006. Steve led Riverside’s investments in nine platform companies representing approximately $1.0 billion of enterprise value. Steve is known for his focus on continuous improvement (both at portfolio companies and within the fund), process management, focus on results, and for his ability to drive value creation in small businesses.
Prior to joining 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.
When Steve’s not working or spending time with his wife and two children he can generally be found cycling around Northeast Ohio.