Steve is the Managing Partner of Mandell Ventures and is responsible for running the day to day operations of the business, sourcing new deals, due diligence and managing its portfolio of investments.
Steve spent fifteen years in real estate development, where he was responsible for acquisitions, deal structuring and executive project management of commercial and residential developments ranging in size from $10 – $110 million.
Since 2010, Steve has been an active board member of the ADL (Anti-Defamation League) in Chicago and has been an Associate National Commissioner since 2013 and a National Commissioner since 2016.
Steve received his Bachelor of Science degree from Colorado State University in 1990 with a major in Hotel and Restaurant Management.
Steve resides in River Forest, IL with his wife (Allison) and two girls (Alyssa and Ashley).