How I can help you
Provide Mentoring individually and as part of teams with both John Hess and Ruder Schill (click their names for their skill profiles) Subject matter expertise in the following areas: Business generalist, Operations, Warehousing, Transportation, Distribution, Logistics, Supply chain management, Accounting, Financial planning Mentor to four award winning SCORE clients Steve led a division with annual sales of $1.1 billion for one of the world’s largest privately held companies. During Steve’s tenure, the division was recognized for outstanding financial performance, benchmark customer service, and best-in-class quality. Senior management attributed this business success to Steve’s talents in the areas of strategic management, change management, leadership, and operations management. Steve’s customers have attributed the success of their brand, in part, to Steve’s passion, diligence, and support of their business. Steve began his career in corporate accounting before transitioning into various business operations and executive roles. The resulting combination of a strong financial background with operational experience provides Steve with what his colleagues refer to as “a unique decision-making skill set.” Steve’s signature capabilities include: • Evaluating and resourcing: Identifies needs, problems and opportunities, then sources people, materials and funding to ensure success • Stakeholder collaboration: Connects with stakeholders to build trust and respect • Transformational leadership: Inspires and empowers teams to exceed expectations Steve’s functional responsibilities have included distribution and logistics, warehousing, transportation, inventory control and purchasing, supply chain management, and corporate accounting. Steve’s skill sets include supply chain management, change management, team building, strategic planning, operations management, financial analysis, preparing financial plans and operating and capital budgets, labor relations, and customer relationship management. Steve earned a Bachelor Degree in business administration and an MBA in management from Strayer University. In addition, Steve has earned certificates in Assessing and Refining Your Leadership Style, Promoting Innovation and Organizational Change, and Managing People for Maximum Performance from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.
Areas of Expertise
- Product Development & Manufacturing
- Strategy & Planning
- Accommodation & Food Services
- Transportation & Warehousing