Steve, a founding partner of Bonaventure Capital, has over 20 years of venture capital experience working in underserved capital markets domestically and abroad. Today, he is focused on making venture and growth stage investments with an emphasis on smarter infrastructure, cleaner energy and solutions for rural communities. Through the Kirchner Impact Foundation, Steve and his team are developing a new way to invest equity in historically unservable regions of the world through an experimental model that has been described as “Peace Corps meets venture capital.” Steve is a Director of Enviva Biomass, SOFOS/Harbert Renewable Energy, Filter Easy, TrakRef and Lucky Iron Fish. Prior to his career in finance, Steve was a DEA special-agent. He is a graduate of Harvard with BA in economics and religion, and of UNC Chapel Hill with an MBA.