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Stephen Silverstein

Managing Director

Stephen Silverstein brings to Sellside Group over 40 years’ of experience as an entrepreneur, owner, operator, PE investor, banker, and advisor. Previously Mr. Silverstein created POM Corp. as a general corporate consulting practice with a special focus on assisting middle-market entrepreneurs exit their businesses. Prior Mr. Silverstein as CEO, completed the successful turnaround and sale of Valiant Solutions, a leading provider of computer-based services in the Human Capital Management space for PeakEquity Partners. Earlier, Mr. Silverstein was

President of Sandata Technologies, Inc., a leading home healthcare SaaS-based computer service company where he first acted as a consultant in taking the company private. As President and principal, the company grew from a regional service provider with a limited product offering into a national market leader providing a “total solution”. Mr. Silverstein led five strategic acquisitions as part of the growth strategy. Shareholder value increased 22x during this period.

Before joining Sandata Technologies, Inc., Mr. Silverstein was the founding Partner of Thompson Street Capital Partners, a middle-market private equity firm currently with over $4 Billion AUM. Capital Z Investments sponsored the formation of Thompson Street Capital Partners and committed $100 million to its first Fund.

Prior to Thompson Street Capital Partners, Mr. Silverstein led American Recreation Company, Inc. (ARC) and its successor company through a merger with Bell Sports.

At the conclusion of the merger, Bell Sports Inc. was a publicly traded worldwide manufacturer, marketer, and distributor of bicycle helmets (Bell, Giro Brand), Mongoose bicycles, and parts and accessories with revenues over $400 million. Mr. Silverstein led six strategic acquisitions as well as the original management buyout of ARC, its IPO, and finally, the merger with Bell Sports, Inc. ARC shareholder value increased 7.5x between the IPO of ARC and the merger with Bell Sports, Inc.

Stephen Silverstein began his business career by joining Chemical Bank. Mr. Silverstein graduated from Brooklyn College with a B.S. in Political Science and received an MBA from New York University

Graduate School of Business Administration. Mr. Silverstein has served on various corporate boards and advisory councils. He is a thirty-five-year member of the Young President’s Organization and currently is a member of the YPO Arizona Gold Chapter. Mr. Silverstein was also a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award and has been an Adjunct Professor and guest lecturer at Yale and Vanderbilt University.

Stephen Silverstein
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