Stephen Nunes is a Director at Next Street, a mission-driven advisory firm that is revolutionizing how its clients provide capital, customers, and services to small businesses and entrepreneurs. Stephen primarily focuses on supporting organizations that are delivering affordable and responsible capital to small businesses, including Community Development Financial Institutions, banks, and select fintech alternative lenders. Prior to joining Next Street, Stephen worked as a Director for UBS AG in the Investment Banking division where he focused on providing corporations in the natural resources sector with M&A advisory services and financing solutions. While at UBS, Stephen also collaborated with the firms’ Wealth Management division as part of its initiative to improve the availability of impact investments to UBS’ network of retail clients by helping develop a due diligence framework to verify that private fund managers meet UBS’ criteria to be considered an impact investment. Stephen graduated from Bates College with a bachelor’s degree in Economics, Physics and Mathematics.