In his role as EVP – Strategic Alliances, Steve is charged with marshaling all available Avenu resources to ensure that our clients achieve rapid and sustainable success. Steve is a results driven executive with over 40 years of business experience with companies ranging from the Fortune 500 to boot strapped start-ups. Steve has proven experience taking early stage companies from concept to profitability and in helping established companies accelerate their growth, primarily in the financial services sector. Prior to a decade of running a boutique consulting firm, Steve held key executive roles at LowerMyBills, LeadPoint, XSell and Insweb. Before this digital journey, Steve spent nearly 20 years in senior roles with companies such as CIGNA, Transamerica and KPMG. Steve has a strong background in strategy, sales, business development, operations management and finance. Steve earned his CPA certificate in 1983 after graduating from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo in 1981.