Steve spent 13 years at Purdue Pharma, a $2 billion pharmaceutical company, where, as Senior Director of Management
and Organizational Development, he created and conducted leadership programs for every level of the organization. He
earned a solid reputation for improving departmental and team performance through his impactful team building sessions.
Prior to Purdue Pharma, Steve worked for International Paper/Champion International, where he managed the staff
responsible for management education for this $27 billion products company.
As a longtime proponent of Situational Leadership, Steve was certified by the Keilty/Goldsmith and the Leadership
Research Institute to conduct Train the Trainer sessions and he embedded the useful model in Champion and Purdue. In
fact, Steve holds 13 professional certifications. Last, he is the four-time Chair of the Leadership Forum at Silver Bay, the
country’s longest running leadership conference.