Stephen J. Gurgovits, Jr. is the Managing Partner and co-founding partner of Tecum Capital Partners and F.N.B. Capital Partners, a $200 million SBIC fund for which he serves as Managing Partner. In this capacity, he is responsible for providing strategic, operational and investment management leadership to the fund, including its overall planning, fund raising, growth and execution. Mr. Gurgovits, Jr. also currently serves on the board of directors for Tri-Tech Forensics, Inc. and Uncle Charley’s Sausage Company.
During his career, Mr. Gurgovits, Jr. has been directly involved in over $1 billion of aggregate financial transactions, both public and private. Mr. Gurgovits, Jr. has also served as the investment and portfolio manager for over $200 million of publically-traded securities.
When contemplating new investments with Tecum Capital Partners, Mr. Gurgovits, Jr. and his partners will structure, research, negotiate and approve investments in companies, based on financial analysis, financial modeling, industry research, and overall coordination of additional internal and/or external resources. After the investment has closed, Mr. Gurgovits, Jr. and his team advise companies and/or partner with management teams to create profitable and sustainable businesses to protect and secure adequate returns on the investment portfolio.
Prior to founding Tecum Capital Partners and F.N.B. Capital Partners, Mr. Gurgovits, Jr. was President and C.E.O. of F.N.B. Capital Corporation, LLC, a wholly-owned merchant banking subsidiary of F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE: FNB) from its inception in 2005. Mr. Gurgovits, Jr. started his career with KPMG and was employed by the Sports and Exhibition Authority prior to joining F.N.B. He graduated with High Distinction from Pennsylvania State University after earning a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and subsequently obtained his MBA from the Katz School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh. Mr. Gurgovits, Jr. holds a CFA Charter designation and is a licensed CPA in the state of Pennsylvania. In addition, Mr. Gurgovits, Jr. has been a board member for the Pittsburgh Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) since 2014. A native of western Pennsylvania, he currently resides in Pittsburgh, PA.