The Sterling Team.

Craig Steinke

Operating Partner

Craig is an Operating Partner at Sterling.  Craig has been working with Sterling and its portfolio companies since 2008.  He currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of Service Logic and is a Board member.  He also serves on the Board of Power Stop.  Prior to that, Craig served as Chief Executive Officer of GPX International Tire and also worked directly with Lazer Spot's senior management, helping to set strategy and operating tactics throughout Sterling's ownership of the business.

Craig assists Sterling in first-round diligence on numerous investment opportunities.  He also works with the management teams of Sterling portfolio companies on an as needed basis to provide resources and guidance on specific projects.

Prior Experience

Previously, Craig was Chief Executive Officer of Eagle Family Foods, a private equity owned manufacturer and distributor of grocery products under the Borden brand name.   Prior to that, Craig joined BHP Billiton as a Senior Vice President and Group General Manager of the world's largest copper mining company.  Craig was also President of Magma Metals, a billion dollar subsidiary of Magma Copper, a publicly traded international smelting and copper producer.  

Craig is a director of Builders FirstSource, a $6 billion publicly traded company on NASDAQ.  He is on the audit committee and chairs the nomination committee. Craig is a CPA with 10 years of experience at Arthur Andersen & Co.
 

EDUCATION

B.B.A. California State University, Long Beach

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