Robert A. Waldo
Robert A. Waldo has served as a director at StepStone since its founding in January 2007. Mr. Waldo currently serves as an adviser to Sanford Energy, Inc., an affiliate of Argonaut Private Equity LLC, which is a private equity investment firm, and since 2015, he has also been serving as the President of Kaiser-Francis Oil Company, an upstream oil and gas company owned by George B. Kaiser. In addition to the upstream oil and gas business, Mr. Waldo is involved in various investment activities of Mr. Kaiser, including Excelerate Energy, Cactus Drilling and multiple private equity investments. From 2012 to 2015, Mr. Waldo was the Executive Vice President of Kaiser- Francis Oil Company. Since 2004, Mr. Waldo has also been serving in various capacities at Argonaut Private Equity, LLC. From 2000 to 2002, Mr. Waldo worked as an associate at Evercore Partners, where he focused on mergers and acquisitions and private equity investments, and from 1998 to 2000 he was an analyst in the investment banking division of Merrill Lynch. Mr. Waldo received his A.B. from Harvard University and MBA from Duke University. We believe that Mr. Waldo’s extensive experience in private market investments qualifies him to serve on our board of directors.