Meet the Faculty

Meet Stephen W. Powell

Senior Advisor to Atlanta Life Financial Group

Stephen Powell is a highly regarding Executive with an accomplished track record in corporate finance and governance.  His career focus includes private capital investment, investment banking, corporate governance, and financial management.  Currently, he manages Corvest Capital Partners, a private capital investment and strategic advisory firm focused on founding, investing in and supporting the operations of emerging growth consumer-facing companies.  He also serves as Senior Advisor to Atlanta Life Financial Group, in addition to serving on the boards of OneSpaWorld Holdings, Haymaker Acquisition Corp., Massage Envy Holdings.

His prior experience includes investment, advisory and board roles with Atkins Nutritionals, Fusionetics Sports Science and senior advisory roles with private equity firms Roark Capital and Cameron Capital, where he led the capitalization, acquisitions, operations and sale of a national consumer services, specialty retail, franchising and direct marketing business.  His work also includes leadership roles working in consumer investment banking for RBC Capital Markets; as well as investment banking and financial advisory positions with Prudential Securities, Merrill Lynch, L.F. Rothschild & Co., and Arthur Andersen & Co.  Steve holds a BS degree in Commerce and an MBA from the University of Virginia.