Steve Kadenacy

Co-Managing Partner

Steve has more than 30 years of experience, with a particular expertise in managing, building and growing global organizations, with significant transactional experience in capital markets and M&A.

Along with his role at SilverBox, Steve joined Black Rifle Coffee Company in September 2023 where he serves as the CFO. Prior to co-founding SilverBox Capital and its predecessor, Boxwood Capital, Steve served in several senior leadership roles at AECOM, a global engineering and technical services company, from 2008 to 2017, including serving as its President, Chief Operating Officer, and Chief Financial Officer. During his tenure at AECOM, AECOM grew its revenues from approximately $5 billion of revenues in 2008 to approximately $18 billion in 2017, leading the transformation of AECOM from a holding company to an integrated service platform. During this time, Steve led over 20 acquisitions, including its $6 billion acquisition of URS and led the integration of 38 companies, including those that were acquired prior to his tenure. Steve also led AECOM’s capital raising and investor relations activities, developing a close relationship with AECOM’s investors, analysts and investment banks. Previously, Steve spent 12 years with KPMG and was a Partner in its Economic Consulting group.

Steve previously served as a CEO of SilverBox Engaged Merger Corp I and was a member of the Board of Directors of Atlas Technical Consultants, Inc. and its predecessor company, Boxwood Merger Corp., and ABM Industries, a provider of facility management services. Steve was also formerly on the Board of the YMCA of Greater Los Angeles and the Board of Trustees for the UCLA’s Anderson School of Business.

Steve received his MBA from USC and his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from UCLA.

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