Steve joined DealerSocket in 2015 and now serves on the executive team as the chief of independent, where he drives corporate strategy and manages the company’s independent and used vehicle software division. Steve is passionate about aligning the organization under a common vision and then giving individuals the autonomy to execute accordingly.
Prior to DealerSocket, Steve held positions in venture capital, private equity, and investment banking, and has been involved in both international and domestic M&A transactions across a variety of industries. His experience has helped DealerSocket in completing and integrating several acquisitions of its own and he continues to advise the company on expansion opportunities.
Steve graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in finance, before attending business school at the University of California Los Angeles. He and his wife, Vanessa, live in Southern California and have two children. Steve volunteers each morning to teach a class for local high schoolers and is the undisputed 2x defending champion in the DealerSocket fantasy football league.