Steve Berg

Managing Partner at Castanea Partners, Inc.

Steve Berg

Steve Berg

Managing Partner at Castanea Partners, Inc.

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Career Highlights

Castanea Partners, Inc.

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Number of Boards

2

Number of Awards

1

Interests

Philanthropy

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Operating Partner at Advent International Corp.

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Chief Executive Officer at First Aid Beauty LLC

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Co-Founder at Drybar Holdings LLC

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Co-Founder at Drybar Holdings LLC

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Co-Founder at Castanea Partners, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Drybar Holdings LLC

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Managing Partner, Pacific Palisades at Drybar Holdings LLC

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Chief Information Officer at Drybar Holdings LLC

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Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary at Drybar Holdings LLC

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Chief Executive Officer at Drybar Holdings LLC

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Steve Berg
Managing Partner at Castanea Partners, Inc.
Education

The University of Michigan (UM, U-M, UMich, or U of M), frequently referred to as simply Michigan, is a public research university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. It is the state's oldest university and the flagship campus of the University of Michigan. It is one of the original eight Public Ivy universities and is one of the founding members of the Association of American Universities. It has been ranked among the top five research universities in the US, and among the top 20 universities in the world. U-M also has satellite campuses in Flint and Dearborn.

MBA with Distinction

The Wharton School is the business school of the University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Wharton was the world’s first collegiate business school and the first business school in the United States. It was established in 1881 through a donation of Joseph Wharton.

Career History
Managing Partner
2002 - Current

Castanea Partners invests in small and middle-market companies located in the US with revenues from $10 – 150 million. The firm targets companies operating in the fields of beauty & personal care, direct-to-consumer, food & beverage, multi unit consumer services, performance and enthusiast. It provides financing for traditional managed buyouts, sales of private companies, acquisition capital raises, operationally challenged companies and growth equity with an investment size ranging from $15 - $150 million. It considers majority as well as minority investments.

Manager
Current

Drybar Holdings LLC operates hair salons that provide blow drying services. It offers services in the areas of scalp massage; repair and rejuvenate dry, weak, and color-treated hair; and hairstyling for films and photo shoots. The company was founded by Allison Webb, Cameron Webb, and Michael Landau in 2010 and is headquartered in Irvine, CA.

Professional
Prior - 2001

Bain Capital LP engages in provision of investment consulting services. It specializes in private equity, credit, public equity, venture, real estate, double impact, life sciences, and partnership strategies. The company was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2015 - Current

First Aid Beauty LLC provides beauty and skincare products. Its products include cleansers, exfoliators & masks, moisturizers, serums and treatments, eye and lip care, body, and skincare kits. The company was founded by Lilli Gordon in 2009 and is headquartered in Watertown, MA.

Director
Current

Drybar Holdings LLC operates hair salons that provide blow drying services. It offers services in the areas of scalp massage; repair and rejuvenate dry, weak, and color-treated hair; and hairstyling for films and photo shoots. The company was founded by Allison Webb, Cameron Webb, and Michael Landau in 2010 and is headquartered in Irvine, CA.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

BOSTON SCORES PROVIDES URBAN YOUTH WITH TEAM-BASED EDUCATION PROGRAMS THAT PROMOTE HEALTH & WELL-BEING, ACADEMIC ENGAGEMENT AND CIVIC LEADERSHIP.

Transactions
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Castanea Partners, Inc. purchases First Aid Beauty LLC

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Castanea Family Holdings IV LLC raised money in a private placement transaction

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L'Oréal SA purchases Urban Decay Cosmetics LLC from Castanea Partners, Inc.

Awards & Honors
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania - Palmer Scholar
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