Mark Stevens

Former President and CEO, Transilwrap Company


Mark Stevens is a seasoned operating executive in the plastic film and extrusion coating industry.  He spent 29 years with Transilwrap Company, a former Nicolet Capital portfolio company headquartered in Frankly Park, IL.  After starting his career in public accounting, Mr. Stevens joined Transilwrap in 1984 and worked his way through the organization to become President and CEO in 2000.

Under Mr. Steven’s leadership, Transilwrap’s revenues grow by 70% and the company emerged as the largest extrusion coater and independent converter of plastic films in North America. Mr. Stevens forged strategic relationships with global film manufacturers including DuPont, Mitsubishi and PPG.  He transitioned Transilwrap from 75 years of family ownership leading a management buyout in 2004 before partnering with Nicolet Capital to acquire the company in 2007.  Mr. Stevens served as President and CEO of Transilwrap for three years during Nicolet Capital’s ownership and remained on its Board of Directors until Nicolet Capital sold the business to another private equity firm in 2013.

In 2012, Mr. Stevens took a consulting position with USI, Inc., a distributor of film lamination products and equipment.  He subsequently became Director of USI’s commercial print division and is currently the company’s Chief Operating Officer.

Education and Professional Credentials

  • B.S., Accounting, DePaul University

Select Board Affiliations

  • Transilwrap Company
  • FLExLighting
  • BDO Seidman President’s Roundtable

Personal and Other Affiliations

  • Married with two children and lives in Naperville, IL

Latest News

  • February 28, 2015
    Nicolet Capital Speaks at Plastics, Packaging and Converting Industry Conferences

    Nicolet Capital Partners, LLC, was a guest speaker at The Packaging Conference in Tampa, FL earlier this month. Mr. Snyder participated on a panel regarding M&A trends in packaging along with several other industry experts including former Coveris CEO Jack Knott and former Alloyd CEO Ed Parkinson.

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  • June 2, 2014
    Nicolet Capital Sells Investment in Pretium to Genstar

    Nicolet Capital Partners, LLC, a private equity firm in Chicago, IL, announced today that it has sold its investment in Pretium Packaging to private equity firm Genstar Capital.

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  • January 6, 2014
    Nicolet Capital Completes Acquisition of Star Packaging

    Nicolet Capital Partners, LLC, a private equity firm in Chicago, IL, announced today that it has successfully completed the acquisition of Star Packaging Corp. from private equity firm Azalea Capital.

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