StepStone Staffs Up

StepStone Group LLC, a La Jolla, Calif.-based provider of private equity investment management and advisory services, has made five new hires: Scott Hart as a senior associate (previously with TPG), Erika Streck as an associate (Allied Capital), John Coelho as an associate (ATEL Capital Group), John Kettnich as an analyst (Pacific Corporate Group) and Anthony Cusano as an analyst (Meridian Value Fund). All five will be members of StepStone's research and due diligence team.