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Steven R. Soraparu

Managing Director

Steve Soraparu is a Managing Director at Waller Capital Partners and has 18 years of investment banking experience within the TMT industry. He is responsible for originating and leading the execution of advisory transactions on behalf of his clients.

During his career, Steve has completed over 50 advisory and financing transactions for companies in the fiber, CLEC, data center, ILEC, cable, wireless and tower sectors including: Comcast Corporation, LOGIX Communications, Enventis Corporation, Alpheus Communications, FiberGate Holdings, Cox Communications, Everest Communications, RCN Corporation, Q-Comm Corporation (Norlight), ColocationZone, U.S. Cellular, Covad Wireless, Devon Mobile (Adelphia Wireless), Atlantic Tele-Network, CenturyTel, Hector Communications and Vision Communications. Steve is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and has spoken most recently at Metro Connect USA and COMPTEL.

Prior to joining Waller Capital in 2007, Steve was with Legg Mason Capital Markets for seven years where he executed transactions for clients across the converging sectors of telecommunications. He spent the first five years of his career at Price Waterhouse where he served primarily Fortune 500 clients both in strategic consulting and financial accounting capacities.

Steve has passed the CPA exam and is a summa cum laude graduate of the College of Commerce at the University of Illinois. Steve has also received his M.B.A. from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business where he graduated as a Fuqua Scholar. He holds the Series 7, 24, 63 and 79 FINRA licenses.