LEADERSHIP

STEVEN W. KENNEDY, JR.

Executive Managing Director

KASSEM K. MATT

Executive Managing Director

Steve is a principal in VIUM Capital co-managing the firm’s strategic direction in providing capital funding for the seniors housing and healthcare sectors.

 

Prior to founding VIUM Capital, Steve spent 18 years at Lancaster Pollard as an investment banker and member of the firm’s Executive Committee. As Senior Managing Director, he led the firm’s production in the central United States, overseeing a team of eight bankers. He also managed the firm’s relationship with leaders in Washington, DC. Steve has originated and managed seniors housing and healthcare transactions totaling over $2.5 billion leveraging this experience in forming VIUM Capital.

Steve has a degree in both Economics and Political Science from Denison University and an MBA from The Ohio State University.

Kass is a principal in VIUM Capital co-managing the firm’s strategic direction in providing capital funding for the seniors housing and healthcare sectors.

Prior to founding VIUM Capital, Kass spent 14 years at Lancaster Pollard in various leadership roles including president, investment banker & executive committee member.  As president, Kass maintained responsibility for the firm's seniors housing and healthcare group delivering delivering transformational growth to the firm most notably as the consistent national leader amongst HUD LEAN lenders during his tenure.  A 25+ year veteran of the finance industry, Kass utilized his expertise in capital markets and seniors housing & healthcare finance in forming VIUM Capital.  

Kass has a bachelors degree in finance from The Ohio State University and an MBA from Cleveland State University.

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