Steven W. BarnesS. Barnes
Chairman, Elected: 2015
Elected to the Board: 2008

1982 B.S. - Whitman School of Management

Steven W. Barnes is a managing director at Bain Capital, LLC ('Bain'), he has been affiliated with Bain since 1988 and serves as the Head of Private Equity for the Americas. Bain is a leading global private investment firm that manages several pools of capital including private equity, venture capital, public equity and leveraged debt assets, totaling more than $80 billion. Bain has made private equity investments in over 300 companies in a variety of industries around the world. Headquartered in Boston, Bain has offices in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tokyo, New York, Mumbai, London and Munich.
Barnes presently serves on several boards, including Apex and ATW. He is also active in numerous community activities, he is former chairman of Make-A-Wish Foundation of Massachusetts and Rhode Island, he is former co-chairman of the Institute for Veterans and Military Families Advisory Board, he is a member of the Board of NewProfit and MV Youth and a member of the trust board of Children's Hospital Boston. Barnes is also a member of ownership and the Board of Directors for the Boston Celtics.
For Syracuse University, Barnes serves as the chairman of the Board of Trustees. He serves on the Executive Committee and ex officio on all other Board committees. Barnes is also a member of the Whitman School Corporate Advisory Council, Campaign Planning Committee, and is a qualified investor with the Orange Value Fund.