Stephen Long, Partner
Steve is a founding partner of Ansera Capital Partners. He brings more than 40 years of experience as a manager and investor of businesses across domestic and international geographies. Prior to Ansera, Steve focused on international financial advisory as well as private investing. Previously he spent more than 35 years as a senior officer of Citigroup where he developed a broad range of strategic investment and operating skills in numerous U.S. and international markets with extensive experience in Asia as CEO of Corporate and Investment banking. His latest assignment at Citigroup was President and Chief Operating Officer of Citigroup International. Steve has served on numerous boards, including Citibank NA, Nikko Cordial Corporation and Shanghai Pudong Development Bank.
Garry Rasmussen, Partner
Garry Rasmussen is a founding partner of Ansera Capital Partners. He was a partner in the predecessor firm Ansera Ventures and served as Chairman of the Board of two of their successful investments and CEO of one. Before entering the private equity market Garry was the founding CEO of the outsourcing firm ISM BC, CEO of TELUS Enterprise Solutions and President of TELUS International.
Garry has acted as a consultant to major Canadian companies in both the strategic use and the implementation of technology. He previously held a number of senior positions in both the finance and IT industries including positions as Chief Administration Officer of Merrill Lynch Canada and Director, Information Systems, IBM Canada.