Steve Brune

Senior Advisor


Mr. Brune is an operations, strategy and finance executive with over 15 years experience in financial services including private investments, fund startups, operations and business development.

He is a Director at First World Media Capital, a media and entertainment fund focused on giving a voice to people of color; investing in film, television and digital productions.  Prior to that, he managed a single family office for the Loeb family in New York where he focused on private investments and film, as a means of extending the family’s multi-generational support for the arts. Mr. Brune also served as Chief Operating Officer for a 150-person financial technology and investment management company with international operations.

He was a founding member of Deerpath Capital, a private investment fund, where he served as an investment professional and participated at the board level with portfolio companies. Gary Wendt of GE Capital was a founding member and partner.

Mr. Brune received an MBA with Honors at NYU’s Stern School of Business and graduated summa cum laude from the University of Maryland.