Steve Swanson is an experienced finance and operations professional with a background manufacturing and commodity businesses. He is skilled at applying a quantitative approach to all functions of an organization. Having successfully navigated the path from $0 to $100mm+ in revenue he understands the pains associated with growth and enjoys helping owners work through them effectively.
Prior to joining AmpliFi Capital, Steve led multiple projects at Northern Capital Partners where he focused on two primary functions for their operating portfolio companies: finance and business development. Working on these together required him to maintain working capital efficiency while executing ambitious go-to-market strategies and growth plans. In addition to this, he brings a catalog of transaction experience to the table; managing multiple capital raises, refinances, and buyouts. Before joining Northern, Steve worked at Galliard Capital Management where he learned the value of good data and a disciplined approach to risk management.
Steve holds a B.S. in Finance, Applied Economics, and Communication Studies. He remains active at his alma mater, the University of Minnesota, and recently developed a case study based on his professional experience that is now included in the undergraduate curriculum at the Carlson School of Management.