Steve grew up in the restaurant business, learning to manage and lead people in a high-pressure environment. As a successful restaurant owner Steve was required to develop his business and strategic acumen, making him a trusted advisor to leaders and managers.
Steve holds a Professional Coaching Certification (PCC) with the International Coaching Federation and a Certified Lean Practitioner with the Six Sigma Global Institute. He is also a certified trainer in Crucial Conversations.
Steve helps leaders and managers develop the following capabilities: managing people, coaching and developing others, handling difficult conversations, building and leading teams, servant leadership, and change leadership.
Steve’s clients include Fidelity National Title Group, Novo Nordisk, Amway, Kaplan CFO Solutions and Asheville Independent Restaurants, to name a few.
Steve guided for the U.S. Paralympic Team, guiding two visually impaired Nordic skiers in two Olympics. He was also a senior mountaineering guide for the Pacific Crest Outward Bound School.
Steve lives in Asheville, North Carolina with his two soccer passionate children and wife, Copland. Steve is also a current board member for Asheville’s local SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) chapter.
M.A. in Human and Organizational Development from The Fielding Institute, Santa Barbara, California, 1999.
B.A. in Secondary Education from Prescott College, Prescott, Arizona, 1995
Our Core Values
Have a Growth Mindset
Always be learning and growing
Be relevant, customers don’t care how good we were yesterday
Bring positive energy to work
Be a Trusted Advisor
Be a Servant Leader
Long-term relationships are the heart and soul of our business
Please contact Steve for a complimentary 30 minute discovery conversation to discuss details.