Stephen Freidheim

Chief Investment Officer and Senior Managing Partner, Cyrus Capital Partners L.P.

Stephen C. Freidheim is the chief investment officer, founder, and managing partner of Cyrus Capital Partners, an investment advisory firm with offices in New York and London. Before starting Cyrus twenty years ago, Mr. Freidheim held positions at Bankers Trust and Nomura Securities. He started his career at Kidder, Peabody & Co.

Mr. Freidheim has served on several corporate boards, including that of the airline Virgin America, which he also cofounded. He chairs CFR’s Investment Committee and the executive committee of the board of the Peterson Institute for International Economics. He serves on the Yale University Council and the board of directors of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Foundation.

Mr. Freidheim received a BA in economics from Yale University.