Steve joined Next Step in 2012. Prior to his coming on board, Next Step had the opportunity to work with Steve for seven years on mutual client projects. He brings to our company 25+ years’ experience in the financial software and consulting industry as a senior-level advisor and manager of software development, core conversions and best practice/process improvement implementations. With his extensive background, Steve truly understands the challenges involved in developing and improving lines of business for financial institutions. Steve directs our vendor selection engagements and our process improvement practice, guiding clients through the initiatives from beginning to end. Steve also helps identify redundancies, manual and paper intensive procedures, automation opportunities and interdependencies in existing business processes, ensuring improved efficiency, reduced costs and increased ROI.