Steve Mitchell

Steve Mitchell

Board Member
The Fred Jones Companies

Steve Mitchell is managing director of Argonaut Private Equity, a diversified global private equity fund with more than $3.5 billion of assets under management. Argonaut’s portfolio includes investments in the United States, China, Israel, Japan, Eastern Europe and Australia.

Steve has extensive experience in the areas of leveraged buyouts, capital investments and structured transactions. In addition to traditional late-stage private equity investments, he looks for opportunities to become long-term partners with family business owners, management teams, and executives who have as their goal significant long-term growth in their enterprise.

Steve currently sits on the Boards of Directors of: DMB Pacific Ventures, Aimbridge Hospitality, Yulex Corporation, Stepstone Group, Green Hills Software, Newmans Valve, Global Technology Partners, Norberg-EIS, Applied Industrial Materials and Aspen Aerogels.

Prior to joining Argonaut, Steve was a Principal in both Radical Incubation and 2929 Entertainment, where he led acquisitions and investments primarily focused in the media, sports and entertainment sectors. He previously was a corporate attorney at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher specializing in mergers and acquisitions.

Steve is a graduate of Baylor University and the University of San Diego School Of Law.