With over 25 years of management experience, Steve has run companies in financial services, process innovation and software solutions. He was the founder and CEO of Tegrit Financial Group, GaveKal Securities, Tegrit Technologies and LexMar Global and served as Special Advisor to Wafra Investments, a Kuwaiti owned investment firm. He is the Founder and Chief Provocateur of the Rushmore Center for Innovation where he leads seminars, workshops and keynote addresses on innovation for corporations and non-profit organizations.
In 2011, Steve received the Austin Fox Award for Exceptional Service to the Free Enterprise System. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Amherst College and an MBA in finance from NYU's Stern School of Business where he currently serves as Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the Berkley Center for Entrepreneurship.
Steve still plays competitive ice hockey without hurting himself or others, makes a mean risotto, and is proud father of two establishment-fighting children.