Steve Sleigh

Senior Advisor

Dr. Sleigh is a Senior Advisor at Blue Wolf Capital Partners with decades of experience providing strategic advice on initiatives that align businesses, labor, and investors. He has served as the Fund Director for the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) multi-employer pension, savings, and health plans, and has held numerous leadership positions within the labor and responsible investment sectors. His background includes experience providing strategic counsel on labor and pension issues, fundraising and deal sourcing, and portfolio company governance.

Prior to leading the IAM benefit funds, Dr. Sleigh was a principal with the Yucaipa Companies, Director of Strategic Resources for IAM, Director of Research for the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, and Deputy Director for the Center for Labor Management Policy Studies at the City University of New York. He served as co-chair of the Heartland Capital Strategy network for the past ten years and has been a longtime member and past president of the DC Labor and Employment Relations Association. He also previously has served as a director on the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and on the boards for Amalgamated Bank and Americold Logistics.

Dr. Sleigh graduated with a B.A. from University of Massachusetts, Amherst and received a master’s degree in public administration from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and a doctorate in sociology from the City University of New York.