Stephanie is the Founding and Managing Partner of Coalesce Capital. She has over 22 years of investment experience, the vast majority of which were focused on investing and building pioneering services companies that use technology to empower human capital. Prior to forming Coalesce, she spent over 12 years at Warburg Pincus, most recently as Head of the Business Services Group, leading a team of 22 professionals dedicated to investing in human capital and technology-enabled Business Services companies behind a strategy that she developed and refined over the past decade.
Stephanie believes that human capital is the most important driver of company success, especially in the services sector, and has always taken an executive-led approach to her investing by partnering with incredibly talented executive teams. She also believes that digital innovation will continue to play an increasing role in transforming traditional human capital businesses.
During her time at Warburg, Stephanie was involved in Warburg’s investments in ARAMARK, GrubHub/Seamlessweb, Electronic Funds Source, WEX, Endurance International Group, Sotera Health, Hygiena, Labstat International/Certified Sciences, Arise Virtual Solutions, GA Foods, Sweeping Corporation of America, FlexXray, SPINs, A-LIGN, and TRC. She previously served on the boards of Electronic Funds Source, Sotera Health, Hygiena, Certified Sciences, Arise Virtual Solutions, GA Foods, Sweeping Corporation of America, FlexXray, SPINs, A-LIGN, and TRC.
Throughout her 20+ year career in private equity, Stephanie has been involved in more than $30 billion of private equity transactions and has garnered extensive experience in structured investments, including take-privates, corporate carve-outs and growth equity financings. Prior to joining Warburg Pincus in 2010, she worked as an investment professional at Silver Lake Partners, Fox Paine & Company and CCMP (formerly, J.P. Morgan Partners). She began her career working in Morgan Stanley’s Investment Banking Division, where she advised companies on mergers, acquisitions, and restructuring transactions.
Stephanie attended the University of Notre Dame, where she graduated summa cum laude with a degree in finance and economics. She received her M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, graduating as a George F. Baker Scholar, the school's highest academic designation.
Stephanie lives in Rye, New York with her husband and four children.