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Stephen A. Baker

Steve Baker

Head of Private Equity

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Cincinnati, OH

Area of Focus 
Private Equity


Steve Baker has been instrumental in the development of FW Capital’s private equity business since joining the firm in 2000. 

Baker has 20 years of private equity experience, having invested in more than 50 companies in his career. He is a member of the FW Capital Investment Committee and serves on several portfolio fund advisory boards. Prior to FW Capital, Baker was a principal with Seaport Capital Partners, a New York-based private equity firm where he made growth equity and buyout investments in the media, communications, Internet and telecom sectors. Prior to Seaport, he headed corporate development for the Providence Journal Company, overseeing venture investing, partnership development, and mergers and acquisitions for this nearly 200 year-old media company. 


Baker earned his BA, cum laude, in History from the University of Cincinnati and his MBA from the Stern School of Business at New York University.