PhD, UC Santa Cruz

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Steven Haug


Steven Haug is a Director at ECA Partners where he works with clients to fill executive positions with top talent and helps companies solve immediate business needs by deploying top-tier consultants for freelance and project support. Before joining ECA, Steven was a Ph.D. candidate at the University of California, Santa Cruz where he instructed advanced undergraduate courses and conducted research on 20th-century German philosophy of art. At ECA, Steven works with private equity firms and their portfolio complies to fill senior finance roles, M&A leadership roles, and operations leadership roles.

Steven holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and graduated cum laude from Texas A&M University with a BA in Philosophy and History.

Selection of Placements: 

PE Portfolio Roles

  • CEO : eDiscovery company
  • CEO : Cybersecurity company
  • CFO : For-profit college
  • CFO : High-growth CPG company
  • CFO : PE-backed healthcare rollup
  • COO : Food/CPG company
  • COO : Manufacturing company – high-volume & low-mix

PE Fund Roles

  • Principle : Los Angeles based mid-market PE firm
  • VP, Portfolio Operations : Florida based mid-market PE firm
  • VP, Portfolio Operations (Finance) : Dallas based mid-market PE firm
  • VP, Portfolio Acceleration : Scottsdale based mid-market PE firm

M&A Roles

  • VP of M&A : PE-backed, plastics manufacturer
  • VP of BD : PE-backed, cardiology rollup
  • VP of M&A : PE-backed, precision tech devices company
  • VP of M&A : PE-backed, HVAC rollup

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