Meet the Team

Our people make us great!


Chris Schiavino

Founder & CEO

Chris Schiavino has guided many early stage and growth stage companies through various phases of capital raising and other financing.

As part of those efforts Chris has led his clients to successfully securing equipment financing for their projects which has lead him to founding a division of Sheer Venture Solutions which focuses exclusively on equipment lease financing.

Chris has developed deep relationships with many direct capital sources including raising the funding for Sheer Acquisition Capital.


Paul Lipschutz, MBA

Vice President of Strategy

Paul Lipschutz has a background as a CEO of 8 public companies and has been a control person/equity investor in 50 companies in a variety of industries. Both as a principal and a consultant, Paul has negotiated many equipment leases for clients.

Over the past 5 years Paul has concentrated his efforts into helping build companies to their potential in an expedited fashion. His network of contacts and sources are voluminous.


Steve Cass

Vice President of Marketing

Steve Cass is a co-founder of Sheer and brings over 30 years of corporate executive management experience. As the head of Sheer Acquisition Capital’s marketing efforts his focus is on developing and continually refining services geared to address our client’s evolving needs and best interests. Sheer Capital looks to be the leader in its market segment with best in class client services.