Chief Financial Officer
Steve currently oversees the accounting, finance, legal, information technology and government reporting activities for the company. He has worked on numerous projects within the company to build and refine its operations and systems for accounting and internal control. Steve's previous position at Cerrell was as an account executive. In that capacity, he was responsible for providing advocacy services on behalf of clients and working on various political and business-related projects.
Previously, Steve served as business manager to a major Los Angeles-area cable television system owned by Century Southwest Cable Television Inc. He was responsible for the management and coordination of all business operations for the 75,000-subscriber system, rated as one of the 100 largest cable television systems in the United States at that time.
In addition, Steve held several positions with Group W Cable Inc., a subsidiary of Westinghouse Electric. These positions included manager of rate and regulatory reporting, senior financial analyst, and assistant area manager for new markets development.
He also held the position of director of public affairs for Ecolo-Haul Inc., at that time the largest independent provider of community-designated resource recovery (recycling) programs in the Los Angeles area. He was responsible for the creation and implementation of various publicity programs and events, and targeting business development through news media exposure.
Steve is a graduate of California State University, Northridge, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration, finance as well as a certificate in accounting from UCLA Extension.