Steve is president of the firm and serves as one of the firm’s three managing partners, who are collectively responsible for the governance of the Wellington Management partnership. As president, Steve works closely with our CEO in managing the entire firm and has primary responsibility for our Client and Infrastructure Platforms, as well as our global heads of office. He is also a member of the Executive Committee and the Operating Committee. Prior to joining the firm in 2004, Steve was a partner at McKinsey & Company and one of the leaders of the North American Asset Management Practice (1996 – 2004). He began his career as an attorney, practicing corporate and tax law in Montreal, Canada (1992 – 1996). Steve earned his master of laws (LLM) degree from Cornell University (1992) and his common and civil law degrees from McGill University in Montreal (1990), where he was awarded the Gold Medal for the most distinguished standing.