Stephen is the firm’s Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Executive Officer of GS Bank USA. He is a member of the Management Committee, Firmwide Capital Committee, Firmwide Risk Committee, Growth Markets Executive Committee and GS Bank USA Management Committee.
Stephen joined Goldman Sachs in 1993 as an associate in the Financial Institutions Group. In 1996, he transferred to Emerging Markets/Capital Markets in the Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities Division. In 1998, he moved to the Communications, Media and Entertainment Group and served as chief operating officer of the Telecom, Media and Technology Group from 2004 to 2005. Stephen served as chief operating officer for the Investment Banking Division from 2005 to 2007 and was head of the Americas Financing Group before serving as global head of the Financing Group from 2008 to 2014. He began his current role as chief strategy officer in 2014, and led the firm's Latin American business from 2011 to 2016 before assuming responsibility for GS Bank USA. Stephen was named managing director in 2001 and partner in 2002.
Stephen serves on the board of the Jewish Museum in New York and the New York Stem Cell Foundation.
He earned an AB from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University in 1986 and a JD from Harvard Law School in 1990.