Steve founded Dresner Partners (IMAP Chicago) in 1991 to provide Wall Street investment banking services to middle market businesses. Prior to founding Dresner Partners, he held management positions with First Chicago Corporation (JP Morgan Chase), Arthur Andersen (corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions practices), Heller Financial and GE Capital Corporation.
Steve´s distinguished corporate finance career spans nearly 30 years, including mergers, acquisitions, debt and equity financing, restructuring and turnarounds, recapitalizations and international transactions. In addition to his transactional experience, Steve has led numerous valuation, fairness opinion and strategic financial consulting engagements. Steve´s sector expertise in the: Healthcare, Business Services, Building Products, Textiles, Industrial Manufacturing, Retail, and Media.
Steve holds an M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and a B.S. Economics, with Honors, from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.