Steve Hicks

Steve Hicks



  • IPO
  • Angel Investing
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • International Business

With over 25 years of experience building, managing, and growing businesses across multiple sectors, Steve Hicks has a proven track record of identifying market opportunities and executing strategies necessary to build thriving enterprise-level companies. Starting his notable career in the media and broadcasting industry, Steve has successfully mentored leaders and built businesses in sectors including media and broadcasting, financial services, healthcare, real estate, and e-commerce. Steve serves on numerous charitable and professional boards and is the owner and Executive Chairman of Capstar Partners, LLC. He has been a Regent of the University of Texas for the past nine years. In 2017, the social work program at the University of Texas was endowed as the Steve Hicks School of Social Work at UT Austin. Steve has also received the prestigious honor of Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year.


  • The University of Texas System Board of Regents
  • Radio Executive of the Year Winner
  • 10 Most Powerful People in Radio
  • Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year