Jonas Software - Steven Pinado

Steven Pinado

Group CEO, Fitness, Recreation, Payments & Membership Solutions

Steve has been with Jonas portfolio companies since 2004. He joined our team via the acquisition of Member Solutions after leading that company through dramatic growth and eventual sale to Jonas as its CEO. He is responsible for our North American domiciled business units in fitness, recreation, payments, membership services, association, and licensing verticals. Steve also leads our acquisition and strategic initiative activities across these verticals.

Steve has more than 20 years of experience as an executive in corporate strategy, business development, mergers and acquisitions, finance, and organizational development. He has deep domain expertise in payment-enabled software applications and financial technologies. He has executed many acquisitions, mergers, and other strategic transactions of varying structure and complexity. He has been a successful leader in companies across size and life-cycle spectra, from very early-stage start-ups to mature public corporations.

Prior to joining Member Solutions, he held executive positions at Advanta, Electronic Data Systems, Pepsico, and NextCard. He began his career as an investment banker at Salomon Brothers in New York. Steve earned his BS in Finance from Morehouse College and his MBA from the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth College. He is very active in youth sports, coaching an elite youth lacrosse club, high school lacrosse, and serving on the board of several youth sports associations.