Robert W. Long

Robert W. Long

CEO

Conversus

Robert W. Long

Bob Long is the CEO of Conversus, a StepStone company. Conversus is an investment platform designed to expand access to the private markets for individual investors. He is a founding Director of the Defined Contribution Alternatives Association and chairs its Public Policy Committee.

Mr. Long has served as the CEO of a NASDAQ-listed business development company managed by Oak Hill Advisors, a leading global credit investment firm. He was the co-founder and CEO of the Conversus Capital, and he led its $2 billion IPO that created the largest publicly traded fund of private equity funds. Mr. Long also ran Bank of America’s $7 billion AUM Strategic Capital Division.

Early in his career, Mr. Long served as the lead in-house counsel for a large portion of Bank of America’s Investment Banking Division and worked as a securities lawyer in private practice. He graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill and the University of Virginia School of Law.