NORTHSTAR'S PRIVATE EQUITY FAST PITCH
Meet the Moderator
For more than 25 years, Jeff Henningsen has served the insurance needs of entrepreneurs, capital providers and private equity sponsors. During his tenure, he has led insurance due diligence efforts on thousands of transactions. Prior to his role in M&A insurance services he spent four years working with Randy Best of Best Associates, a Texas-based merchant bank, which provided invaluable experience for the services Jeff and his team now provide to his clients. Today, Jeff has a reputation in the financial community as a leader in serving the insurance needs of business owners specializing in enhancing investment outcomes through insurance due diligence pre acquisition and aggressive placement of operational and transactional insurance products.
“If you want to stand out, be passionate, be intense, figure out a way to be creative”
David Iverson, Lazard
Jeffrey Stevenson is the Managing Partner of VSS and has overall responsibility for the management of the firm and each of its funds. Mr. Stevenson joined VSS in 1982, shortly after its formation, and founded its private equity business in 1987. Mr. Stevenson is the Chairman of the investment committee and has served on the boards of over 31 portfolio companies and currently serves as a member of the board of the following VSS portfolio companies: Center for Rheumatology, Ambulatory Management Solutions, Ascent Behavioral Health, BRC Healthcare, Specialty1 Partners, Pacesetter Health, Coretelligent, ITN Networks, MetSchools, Southern Theatres LLC.
Previously, he served as a director of Advanstar, Brandshop, Cambium Learning, Canon Communications, Cast & Crew, De Telefoongids, Mediatel, Ebiquity, Hanley Wood, ITE Group, Pepcom, Tax Credit Co., TMP Worldwide, and Yellow Book USA, among others. Mr. Stevenson serves as a member of the finance committee for the not-for profit organization, Fraxa Research Foundation. He is also involved with the following organizations: YPO/WPO, SBIA Board of Governors and Lincoln Center Leadership Committee. He previously served on the board of Dojan TV Holdings, and as the former Chairman of the Board of Directors of Vencerx Therapeutics. Mr. Stevenson holds a BA from Rutgers College.