Executive Consultant & Coach
· Leadership Coaching & Development
Individual and Organization Transition
- Senior Vice
Life Time Fitness
- Vice President
- Executive Vice President,
Sunglass Hut International
- Senior Vice President
- Executive Presence
and Coalition Building
- Organizational Politics and Savvy
- Leadership Transitions
- Bachelor of Arts, University of Minnesota
- Certified Co-Active Professional Coach:
The Coaches Training Institute
Steve specializes in the areas of executive coaching,
life coaching, leadership resourcefulness and group facilitation. He has experience in guiding senior officers
and C-suite executives, individually and their teams, to a clearer understanding of their areas of greatest effectiveness,
while addressing their critical development challenges.
Steve has held senior executive positions for over 25 years
with such organizations as Eddie Bauer ($2B; 15,000+ employees; No. America, Japan, Europe), Sunglass Hut International ($1
B; 8,000+ employees; 2000+ locations No. America, Europe, Asia), Bath & Body Works ($2B; 35,000+ employees,
1600+ locations) and Life Time Fitness ($.5B; 8,000+ employees; 50 locations). He was instrumental in introducing
nationally recognized work/life programs while at Eddie Bauer. With his deep experience in Human Resources,
organizational leadership and coaching, Steve works with clients to define and meet their needs in the areas of executive
coaching, leadership team development, succession planning, executive transition and life coaching.
In his role as coach, Steve combines a blend of curiosity and intuition with validated assessment
instruments to help pinpoint and address issues that would have otherwise derailed careers or impeded personal growth.
He believes in building long-term sustainable excellence in his clients and giving them the tools to self-observe and self-correct.