Steve is an operations-oriented senior executive, with both CPA and CMA professional certifications, and prior roles as financial analyst/auditor, CFO, CEO and business owner. Steve has had significant experience in the areas of operating general management, acquisitions, divestitures, strategic planning, and financial management. In his roles as an international accounting firm auditor and manufacturing executive/owner, Steve has had exposure to many industries including banking, light manufacturing, textiles, apparel, and service. He has had responsibility for multi-site operations, international commerce, ERP system implementation and buying, operating and selling a plastics manufacturing business as a Christian owner. A father of five children, Steve has known the Lord since childhood and has been active as a church elder, youth director, Bible teacher and active board member for several Christian organizations. Steve initially joined C12 as a member CEO/Owner, and has been a C12 Area Chair since 2004. Steve is a graduate of the University of North Carolina and resides in Reidsville, NC with his wife Kim and family.