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Steve Vetter

Operating Partner

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Mr. Vetter is an Operating Partner of CenterOak. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Shamrock Environmental and previously Vivify, each a Fund I portfolio company.

Prior to Shamrock and Vivify, the CenterOak Team worked with Mr. Vetter in connection with two combined investments. During his tenure as Chief Executive Officer of Ennis-Flint, the company became the world leader in pavement markings and traffic safety solutions.  Previously, Mr. Vetter was the control shareholder and Chief Executive Officer of Flint Trading, Inc.

Mr. Vetter’s experience includes more than 25 years of owning and managing middle-market companies across a variety of industries, including manufacturing and publishing. He began his business career as an accounting manager for KPMG and also served in roles as Vice President of Finance for ABC / Cap Cities Publishing Division and Vice President of Finance and Administration for a privately held publishing firm.

Mr. Vetter received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is a licensed CPA. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the  Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina and also serves as Chair of the Executive Board of the Rams Club, the fundraising arm for the athletics program at the University of North Carolina.