STEVEN F. LUX
Managing Director, Stonehenge Growth Equity Partners
Florida Venture Forum Roles Include:
- Board Member since 2001
- 2002 Vice Chair
- 2003 Chair
- 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 Selection Chair
- 2011 Conference Co-Chair
- 2013 Vice Chair
Mr. Lux is responsible for the overall operations of Stonehenge Growth Equity Partners, including sourcing, underwriting and executing the firm’s growth equity investments. Stonehenge Growth Equity Partners makes growth equity investments in technology-enabled businesses located in the southeastern United States. The firm spun out of Stonehenge Capital in 2013 commensurate with closing a new growth equity fund.
Since 1999, Mr. Lux has made investments in 17 growth stage businesses located in Florida. Prior to his tenure at Stonehenge, he spent 17 years as a commercial lender at Bank One, where he focused on leveraged buyouts of middle market companies. While at Bank One he was responsible for executing more than $500 million in senior debt investments in high growth technology companies and in over 50 leveraged buyout transactions.
Mr. Lux currently serves on the Board or as an observer of Proficient Auto Transport, Health Integrated, Dixie-Southern, Ott-Lite Technologies, and Payformance. He formerly was a director of EDR and RedVector, and board observer for AuthenTec and Image Guided Neurologics. He resigned from these boards in conjunction with AuthenTec’s successful IPO and the successful acquisitions of Image Guided Neurologics, EDR and RedVector.
He earned a B.A. in Economics and an MBA from the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University.