Northlight Partners is led by Steve Lavey, who is an accomplished, seasoned, entrepreneurial finance and operations executive who has helped build the operations and create over $1 billion in market value in both publicly-traded and private equity-backed companies in several industries, including waste services, freight & logistics, asset management, organic beef and internet-based technology. Steve Lavey is a high impact, entrepreneurial CFO/COO with extensive leadership, Board of Directors, company building and international experience with social impact organizations, high growth publicly-traded and PE-backed companies. He has worked with private equity portfolio companies in healthcare, business services, nonprofits, social ventures, investments and technology. He loves to mentor nonprofit teams & growth company executives, and serve on impactful Boards. Northlight Partners also includes project personnel with significant marketplace experience and expertise in operations, fleet management, freight forwarding, due diligence, systems, logistics, sales and marketing, online marketing, search engine optimization, importing and social media and networking. He also was recruited to become a professor of business and finance at Colorado Christian University.
Steve Lavey is currently serving a leadership role as an investor in Vivoblu Inc. is a Colorado-based Christian clean water company that is using its uniquely designed, purpose-built and durable water filtration solutions to cost-effectively provide access to clean water to some of the nearly 2 billion people who lack clean water. Vivoblu solves the problem of costly water filtration over the long term by providing a simple-to-use, patent-pending, long-lasting, durable water filter that does not require backwashing, to help the global poor (and disaster relief victims) get access to clean water on a cost-effective basis, with water filters that cost less and typically last for up to 2-4 years in harsh developing world conditions (which is 2-5x longer than our competitors).