Name: Steven Lux

Job Title: Managing Partner

Biography:

Mr. Lux is responsible for the overall operations of Stonehenge Growth Equity Partners, including fundraising, sourcing, underwriting and executing the firm’s growth equity investments. Mr. Lux's fundraising efforts for Stonehenge Growth Equity Partners was built upon his role as the Founding Partner of Stonehenge Capital's Florida fund in 1998 and the track record the team's investment within 17 growth stage businesses located in Florida. As the Managing Partner of Stonehenge Growth Equity Partners, Mr. Lux and his team has made investments within 9 growth stage businesses. 

Prior to Stonehenge Mr. Lux spent 17 years with Bank One and its predecessor in Dallas before opening Stonehenge’s Tampa office in 1998.  He began his career as a commercial lender focusing on leveraged buyouts of middle market companies and later joined the Capital Markets Group where he originated venture capital, private equity and corporate finance transactions.  While at Bank One he was responsible for executing more than $500 million in senior debt investments in high growth technology companies and in over 50 leveraged buyout transactions.  

Mr. Lux is active in the regional venture investing community.  He is a former chairman of Florida Venture Forum, and chaired the Selection Committee for Florida Venture Forum’s annual conference for more than a decade.  During Mr. Lux’s tenure as Chairman of the Selection Committee 152 companies presented and raised in excess of $450 million. Mr. Lux also serves on the Board of Fellows and College of Business’s Entrepreneurship Program committee at University of Tampa.   He has guest lectured at University of Tampa and University of South Florida and served on various panels discussing venture capital related topics across the state.  Past board memberships include Tampa Bay Technology Forum and the local chapter of Association of Corporate Growth.

Mr. Lux currently serves on the Board of Directors or as an observer of Choice Legal, Health Integrated, K4Connect, Omni-ID, and Thrive. He formerly served on the Board of Directors or as an observer of AuthenTec, EDR, Image Guided Neurologics, MobileHelp, Payspan, and RedVector. He resigned from these boards in conjunction with AuthenTec’s successful IPO and the successful acquisitions of EDR, Image Guided Neurologics, MobileHelp, Payspan and RedVector. 

He earned a B.A. in Economics and an MBA from the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University. 

Email Address: sflux@stonehengegep.com

Address: 707 West Azeele Street, Tampa, FL 33606

LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/luxsteve

Phone Number: 813-223-9335

Board: Investment Team

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