Stephen J. Myott
Steve Myott came to Thomas Capital Group from the buy side—as an experienced buyout fund manager. His responsibilities draw heavily on his background in making investments, managing funds and developing relationships with deal sponsors and limited partners. At Thomas Capital Group, Steve focuses primarily on marketing and support of client funds, new business development and due diligence, compliance and legal manners.
Prior to joining Thomas Capital Group, Steve was a partner in the investment firm of Leveraged Equity Associates, a private equity fund manager. Before that, he capped an 18-year career at Cigna as a Vice President in the firm's Investment Management Division. Steve co-managed Cigna's three buyout funds as well as its leveraged investing activities, which in the aggregate represented nearly $1 billion of capital. Steve's investment experience also includes structuring, negotiating and managing a global private equity and debt securities portfolio, as well as managing workout activities on select portfolio companies. As part of his investment responsibilities, he also served as a member of the board of directors of several portfolio companies. Prior to this, he worked in the Corporate Treasury area of Cigna where he served as treasurer of several operating and investment companies and was responsible for a variety of operational, relationship and corporate finance functions. Steve has also held a variety of financial, accounting and audit roles with Cigna and Arthur Andersen & Co. He graduated summa cum laude from Western New England University with a B.A. in Accounting and Business. He is a Certified Public Accountant, a Chartered Financial Analyst and holds series 7, 63, 79, 24 and 27 registrations.