Executive-in-Residence, Daniels College of Business, University of Denver

Steve is a successful business executive with 25 years of hands- on leadership experience in healthcare, consumer products, financial services and technology companies. Steve is currently Executive-in- Residence at the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver.

He has spent the majority of his career in world-class companies such as PepsiCo, Citibank and Medco. Steve has a passion for solving business problems by effectively aligning organizational, leadership and human capital needs. Most recently, Steve served as senior vice president and chief human resource officer for a $5B distribution company with over 11,000 employees.

Steve is recognized as a both a pragmatic leader and a calculated risk-taker who can effectively span the operational and human capital elements of large organizations. He has particular skills in organizational effectiveness, strategy development, and talent management. An effective consultant and coach, Steve has partnered with fellow senior executives in large scale change management, mergers and acquisitions, and business reengineering projects. Steve was VP, Human Resources at Medco Health Solutions, the $70B healthcare company, when Medco was selected as Fortune’s “Most Admired Company for People Management” in 2008.

Steve holds a Master of Business Administration from the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University, and a Bachelor of General Studies in Psychology from the University of Kansas. Steve is married and has and two children.

Experience

  • –present
    Executive-in-Residence, Daniels College of Business, University of Denver, University of Denver

Education

  • 1989 
    Vanderbilt University, Master of Business Administration
  • 1986 
    University of Kansas, BGS, Psychology