Dominion Voting is owned by Staple Street Capital as of July 2018; Dominion's board includes current and former executives of Staple Street

Staple Street Capital co-founders are also the Board members of Dominion Voting: Stephen D. Owens and Hootan Yaghoobzadeh.

Former Operating Partner Benjamin Humphreys also serves on the Board.

Stephen D. Owens:

Managing Director, US Buyouts at The Carlyle Group (1998 - 2009)

Investment Banking, Lehman Brothers (1993 - 1996)

Studied at Harvard and Emory University

Owens also serves or has served on the board of directors of a number of companies, including:

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE: SIX)


Precise Metal Products

Ivy Technologies

Dominion Voting Systems → HQ'd in Canada

Mid-States Supply

Ironline Compression → HQ'd in Canada

Aaroma Holdings


Dunkin’ Brands

Piedmont Hawthorne Holdings

Hootan Yaghoobzadeh:

Private Equity, Cerberus Capital Management (2003 - 2009)

Private Equity, US Buyouts, The Carlyle Group (2002 - 2003)

Private Equity, US Buyouts, The Carlyle Group (1998 - 2000)

Investment Banking, Merchant Banking, Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (1996 - 1998)

Studied at Harvard, Cornell, and Oxford

Yaghoobzadeh also serves or has served on the board of directors of a number of companies, including:

Ivy Technologies (an aftermarket lifecycle solution service provider for electronic equipment)

Dominion Voting Systems (a leading election tabulation solution provider for government customers)

ABC Group (an injection and blow molded automotive parts manufacturer)

Mid-States Supply (a pipe, valve and fitting distributor and modification service provider)

Ironline Compression (a natural gas compression solution provider)

Larksupur Storage (an acquirer, developer and operator of self storage facilities)

Aaroma Holdings (a chemical and natural ingredient value-added distributor)

Dick Clark Productions (a television production company) → Primarily produces award shows and other music entertainment programs, including the Academy of Country Music Awards, the DCP-created American Music Awards, the Billboard Music Awards (presented by co-owned music magazine Billboard), Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve, the Golden Globe Awards, and So You Think You Can Dance? (with 19 Entertainment). Some of its earlier productions, such as American Bandstand, New Year's Rockin' Eve and Bloopers

Guilford Mills (an automotive specialty fabric manufacturer)

Benjamin Humphreys

Senior Operating Executive, Monomoy Capital Partners (Sep 2019 - Present)

Operating Partner, State Street Capital (Jun 2018 - Jul 2019)

CFO, Canary (, a leading provider of internet connected security cameras and advanced computer vision algorithms (May 2017 - Jun 2018)

Managing Director, COO - Global Marketing & Communications (Jan 2015 - May 2017)

Managing Director, Global Head of Business Finance, BlackRock (Sep 2012 - Jan 2015)

Managing Director, Global Head of Finance for Corporate Business Operations (Apr 2012 - Sep 2012)

Managing Director and Partner, Cerberus Capital Management (Mar 2011 - Apr 2012)

SVP and Director of Financial Reporting and Strategic Analysis, Cerberus Capital Management (Apr 2009 - Mar 2011)

VP and Lead Finance Executive, Cerberus Capital Management (Jun 2006 - Apr 2009)

Private Equity Portfolio Risk Analyst, Cerberus Capital Management (Oct 2005 - May 2006)

Studied at Colby College in Government, East Asian Studies and Kansai Gaidai University (Certificate, Asian Studies)

During Humphreys’ time at BlackRock he also served on a variety of global governance committees, including as Co-Chair of the Sourcing and Vendor Management Governance Council, a member of the Global Controls Committee, a member of the Americas Executive Committee, a member of the Global Financial Crime Committee, and as a member of both the Finance and Global Marketing & Communications Executive Committees.