Steve currently serves on the board of directors and audit committee of the William Blair mutual funds, which has approximately 20 SEC registered mutual funds and over $10 billion of assets under management. Steve was also on the board of directors and was audit committee chair for Insignia Systems, a publicly traded company, from 2013-2019 and for RedBrick Health, a venture backed technology company, from 2015 until its sale in 2018.
Steve has served as a consultant since January 2011, advising companies on matters including merger and acquisition transactions and SEC offerings and filings. From 1976 until 2010, he was with KPMG LLP, where he was a partner for 23 years. At KPMG, he served in various leadership capacities, including partner in charge of the audit group and partner in charge of the firm’s SEC and technical accounting practices for KPMG’s Minneapolis office. He also served as the lead audit partner for publicly held companies.
Steve holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and a Masters of Business Taxation degree from the University of Minnesota.