CEO, Zide Family Foundation
Steve Zide is the CEO of the Zide Family Foundation, a private foundation that strengthens our communities through supporting children and education, equal justice and veterans. Steve retired from Bain Capital, a leading global alternative investment firm, in 2017. During his 20 years at Bain Capital, Steve served as the Head of the Industrial Sector for North American Private Equity, Head of the New York office and spent two years in Sydney, Australia helping to launch Pacific Equity Partners, a leading private investment firm in Australasia. Prior to his tenure at Bain Capital, Steve was a Partner at Kirkland & Ellis and was a founding member of its New York office. Steve is a Trustee of Boston University and is and has been a member of numerous public and private companies and non-profit organizations. Steve holds a BA from the University of Rochester, an JD from Boston University School of Law and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.