Steven Price is Chairman and CEO of Townsquare Media, Inc. Prior to founding Townsquare in 2009, he was Senior Managing Director at Centerbridge Partners, a private equity firm, where he led the firm’s investment efforts in telecom, technology and media. Prior thereto, he served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Spectrum, Space and Communications) from 2001-2003. For his service, he was awarded the Secretary of Defense Medal for Outstanding Public Service.
Mr. Price was formerly the President and Chief Executive Officer of PriCellular Corporation, a publicly traded cellular telephone operator. Prior thereto, he was an attorney with Davis Polk & Wardwell. Before practicing law, Mr. Price worked in the mergers and acquisitions department at Goldman Sachs & Co.
Mr. Price graduated magna cum laude from Brown University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and has a J.D. from Columbia University School of Law. Among other activities, he serves as Adjunct Professor of Marketing at Columbia Business School and on the Board of Trustees of Brown University (where he is Chair of the Audit Committee), Commentary Magazine, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) and BBYO, and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.