Stephanie Barter oversees
Platinum Equity’s in-house M&A Operations group, a team comprising
functional experts across a wide range of operational disciplines that conducts
due diligence on prospective acquisitions. She works closely with
Platinum Equity’s M&A teams to deploy diligence resources and ensure that a
comprehensive analysis of each prospective investment is completed. Based
on the knowledge acquired during diligence, the M&A Operations team also
works hand-in-hand with Platinum Equity’s Portfolio Operations group to develop
detailed post-acquisition transition, integration and long-term business plans
tailored to the needs of the acquired business.
Ms. Barter joined Platinum
Equity in 1998 and has served in a variety of operations capacities, including
portfolio company assignments as Chief Operating Officer at Peak Technologies
and Chief Information Officer at NextiraOne. Ms. Barter was previously
Vice President of Customer Service at Foresight, a company acquired by Platinum
Equity in 1996.
Ms. Barter holds a Bachelor's degree in English from the University of Rhode Island.