Leverages his extensive systems experience to identify and implement innovative solutions, while overseeing the technical infrastructure and system architecture required to scale the business. Steve was responsible for building a financial platform from the ground up, during the company’s startup – which continues to serve as the foundation for rapid year-over-year growth.
Steve is a self-motivated leader with a results-driven philosophy. He’s an information junkie who strives to interpret the climate of the internet economy to maximize opportunities and create value. Steve enjoys the diversity CIO responsibilities offer; business/technology alignment and the delicate balance between a 30k foot vision and strategy session to the occasional 2” deep-dives into various technical rabbit holes.
- Results-driven philosophy & outlook
- Information junkie
- Start-ups, technology & entrepreneurship
Corp! Magazine named Steve an entrepreneur of distinction and a 2009 Michigan top executive and presented his company the 2010 Business of Science and Technology Award for excellence in technology. Lawrence Tech University recognized Steve as a Leader & Innovator in 2011 and Crains Business Detroit recently recognized Steve as one of Metro Detroit’s Top CIOs in 2012. He’s also a board member for Midwest Technology Leaders and actively coaches, speaks and blogs about startups, technology and entrepreneurship.