Steve joined New State Capital Partners in 2016 with more than 30 years of experience in executive management, strategy consulting and private equity operations. Steve has led operating teams, developed strategies and advised executives across a range of industries including tech services, healthcare, information/business services, manufacturing and distribution.
Prior to New State, Steve was a Sr. Operating Executive at Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe responsible for working with portfolio company management to develop and implement growth and EBITDA enhancement plans in both healthcare and information/business services. At WCAS, Larned was also deployed in board roles and led a healthcare company as interim CEO.
Previously, Steve was a senior executive at Dell, Inc. where he led B2B teams to drive profitable growth in a range of VP/GM roles including leading the Americas Marketing organization, the Preferred Accounts Division and the Americas Server and Storage team.
Steve started his career at Bain & Company where he worked on commercial/ industrial and consumer product projects.
Steve earned his undergraduate degree in Economics from Duke University and has an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.