Steve has 30 years of practical, hands-on experience in plant operations, sales, marketing, and product life cycle management.
“Steve’s practical business experience serves as a strong foundation for assessing complex business problems, determining the root cause and creating actions for improvement. Steve strongly believes small improvements every day will drive the greatest long-term value for his clients. Having the right data is only half of the solution, the most challenging part of business transformation is the change in behavior by each individual.”- Tom Willis, National Sales Manager, MIFAB
Experienced in leading businesses, he applies the knowledge he has gained to solve complex, real world business problems. His operational expertise includes:
- Strategic planning and value proposition development
- Creative branding and vertical marketing
- Multi-channel sales development
- Organizational effectiveness
- Lean manufacturing principles
- Contract management and execution
- Product lifecycle strategies
- Acquisitions and divestitures
Steve’s deep industry experience in commercial and industrial building products and wholesale distribution allows him to quickly develop a rapport with clients using common industry terms and concepts. While at Bradley, he was responsible for doubling operating income by applying innovative analytics in profit and pricing optimization to sales operations, and he is relentless in finding and delivering similar benefits to his current clients.
Steve splits his time between Henderson, NV and Greendale, WI with his wife, LeAnn. Steve has two grown children and a grandson. Steve enjoys golf, fishing, gardening and cooking. Steve was a chef and owned his own restaurant back in the 80’s.
University of Wisconsin – Madison