Mr. Steve Stevanovich is the founder, President, and CEO of SGS Global Holdings which holds control investments in a number of technology companies in various industries. He has over 30 years of experience in international investing and has been involved with Skyworks Global and its predecessor companies since 2000. In 2012 Mr. Stevanovich led the $210 million reorganization of Groen Brothers Aviation Inc., a predecessor company, into what ultimately became Skyworks Global.
Mr. Stevanovich sits on the Board of Governors of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory, the oldest and largest of the U.S. national labs. He is a member of the University of Chicago Board of Trustees where he sits on a number of committees, including the University’s Audit Committee. He serves on the Board of Advisors to the University’s Master of Science Program in Financial Mathematics and on the Council of the Booth School of Business. Mr. Stevanovich is also a member of the Executive Committee of the U.S. Council on Competitiveness.
Prior to founding his own firm in 1997, Mr. Stevanovich was the Executive Vice President of Everest Capital Limited, a $1.4 billion fund management firm. During his five years at Everest Capital, the firm’s funds specialized in investments in distressed companies and restructurings. Prior to joining Everest Capital, he had more than seven years of experience in corporate finance and investment banking, most recently at Ingoldsby, O’Connor, Altwell & Company, a leveraged buyout firm in Boston, Massachusetts, where he was involved in analyzing and valuing companies in various industries and negotiating the capital structure and pricing of various transactions.
In 2007 he endowed the Stevanovich Center for Financial Mathematics, and in 2015 he endowed the Stevanovich Institute on the Formation of Knowledge. Mr. Steve Stevanovich holds an AB in Economics from the University of Chicago as well as an MBA from the University’s Booth School of Business.