Steve Campione joined Rural Media Group after 15 years in commercial and investment banking. Prior to joining RMG, Steve spent ten years in the Communications, Media and Entertainment group for RBC Daniels (previously Daniels & Associates), the leading media and communications investment banking firm in the U.S., where he was primarily responsible for programming and distribution transactions both in the US and internationally. He has successfully completed multiple buy and sell side transactions in the US and Europe and has raised over $500 million in equity and debt for various cable, programming and telecommunication clients. During his investment banking tenure, he worked closely with top executives from many of the leading content and communications companies including DirecTV, DISH Network, Comcast, Time Warner, Cablevision, Cox, Charter, AT&T, Verizon, Viacom, Rainbow and Fox. In 2008, Steve was named to the Multichannel News '40 Under 40' list for his work with the programming and wireless communications sectors.
Steve has advised RMG since 2007 on various capital raising and strategic initiatives. Steve joined RMG full time in 2010 and manages its operations, capital structure and long term growth strategy, including evaluating acquisition and investment opportunities.
Steve earned his MBA in Finance from NYU's Stern School of Business and has a B.A. from Rutgers University, where he co-founded the Rutgers Intercollegiate Men's Volleyball Club program. When he's not working, he is spending time with his wife and three children.