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Stephen W. Etter - Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley. Berkeley, CA, US

Stephen W. Etter Stephen W. Etter

Lecturer (Continuing) | Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, CA, UNITED STATES

Areas of Expertise (4)

Financial Analysis

Mezzanine Debt

Corporate Finance

Accounting and Auditing

About

Stephen "Steve" W. Etter, CPA, is a Founding Partner at Greyrock Capital Group LLC. Previously, he was a partner at the firm. He served as Interim CEO and President of Allen Technologies Inc. In the nine years before joining Greyrock in 1996, he held positions at General Electric Capital Corp., Barclays Bank PLC, and CitiCorp. as an executive focusing on senior and mezzanine debt. From 1983 to 1987, he was employed at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as an executive officer. He has been a finance lecturer at Berkeley Haas for 10 years and has been conducting the Corporate Finance and Financial Analysis courses since 2004. Etter serves as a director at Paragon Products LLC, MWA Intelligence Inc., Allen Technologies Inc., and Phillips Tile Company Inc. He serves as a Trustee of The University of California Berkeley Foundation. He has received the Earl F. Cheit Award for Excellence in Teaching, Undergraduate Program in 1996; the Earl F. Cheit Award for Excellence as GSI Undergraduate Program; and the UC Berkeley Distinguished Teaching Award as GSI in 1979. Etter obtained his CPA license at PriceWaterhouse. He earned his BS and MBA degrees from Berkeley Haas.

Education (2)

Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley: MBA

Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley: BS

Honors & Awards (3)

Earl F. Cheit Award for Excellence in Teaching, Undergraduate Program

1996

Earl F. Cheit Award for Excellence as GSI, Undergraduate Program

1988

Outstanding GSI Award

1989

Selected External Service & Affiliations (1)

  • Founding Partner at Greyrock Capital Group, LLC

Media Appearances (2)

Women's sports stars are looking beyond playing time to build business empires

Yahoo! Sports  online

2020-04-09

Star female athletes are branching into business, whether that’s through ownership, authorship, or investment. Stephen Etter, a professional faculty member who works closely with student athletes, references the skills that Cal coaches Teri McKeever (swimming) and Charmin Smith Lindsay Gottlieb (basketball) give their players. "These three coaches don't focus only on national championships. They focus on national championships, a degree from the institution so when your sporting life is done you have that degree, and developing women.”

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For players like Raven Justin Forsett, business provides a safety net

Baltimore Sun  online

2016-07-07

"Forsett said he began to consider his life after football during his senior year at Cal, where Steve Etter, an adjunct professor who teaches at the Haas Business School, became the player's first mentor..."

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Teaching (1)

Corporate Finance and Financial Analysis

UGBA 131