Steve King formed Prairie Capital with Bryan Daniels in 1997, and shares overall management responsibility for Prairie. Steve is responsible for deal generation and overseeing due diligence, deal structuring, and negotiation, along with fundraising and investor relations. Steve also has portfolio management responsibilities, and currently participates on the board of ten of Prairie Capital's portfolio companies, including Damac Products, DRB Systems, FCA Packaging Products, Industrial Water Treatment Solutions, Insource Contract Services, Pioneer Metal Finishing, R3 Education, Regency Beauty Institute, Specialized Education Services and Teacher Match. Prior to founding Prairie Capital, Steve led the formation of ANB Mezzanine Corporation (then a subsidiary of First Chicago Corporation), serving as its initial President. Steve graduated from the University of Illinois with a BS in Finance. He received his MBA from the University of Chicago and his JD from Loyola University. Steve is on the Board of Directors of First Busey Corporation (NASDAQ: BUSE).