Steve Michalski


CEO1ST Partner

Steve Michalski is CEO of MCE. Prior to MCE, Steve served as CEO of Powertrack International and board member of AFC Industries, both value-added distribution businesses sponsored by private equity. From 2007 to 2015, Steve served as Vice President of Sales and then CEO for TPC Wire and Cable, a business which he sold twice to private equity. Steve has also held senior positions within Strong Tool, Kimball Midwest and Imperial Supplies, all value-added distribution companies. Steve started his career with Joslyn Manufacturing & Supply, a large supplier of utility products and services.

Company Overview

MCE is an industrial distributor of branded motion and control systems specializing in connectors, hydraulics and pneumatics.

One South Wacker
Suite 2980
Chicago, IL 60606
Tel: 312.368.0044

We invest in high quality companies, primarily in the food, industrial and services industries. We work with business owners, almost always families, founders or entrepreneurs, as they address complex transition issues of liquidity, management enhancement and growth planning.

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