Steven (Steve) F. Foster

Chair, Investment Committee

Steven (Steve) F.  Foster

Advisor, Board Member, Angel Investor

Parent of Alumna: Kirsten Foster 2010

ND Board Member Term:

July 2018 – June 2021

Board Committee: Chair, Investment Committee



Steve is a graduate of Santa Clara University and Northwestern's Kellogg School of Graduate Management.  He spent over thirty years in information and energy technology as an executive, venture capital and private equity investor.  He served as a Managing Partner at ClearSky Power & Technology Fund, Partner at Altira Group, Managing Director at TPG, and Partner at Crosspoint Venture Partners. 


In addition to serving on several private company boards and acting as an advisor to several technologies startups, Steve is the Chairman of the Board of the Advisory Committee for the Center of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Santa Clara University, works as a mentor to social entrepreneurs at the SCU Global Social Business Incubator and lectures at SCU.  He is also a member of the NDSJ Investment Subcommittee.