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Steve is a driven leader, skilled at building strong client relationships and strategic partnerships. He understands market trends and has an eye for opportunity. Steve approaches change strategically to support FarWell’s clients’ initiatives. He simplifies complex situations to help leaders identify achievable organizational solutions.
He’s our Chief Innovation Officer. In this role, Steve leads a team of ambitious advisors who use design-thinking to improve the way we work. As part of the Innovation Team, Steve helps to cultivate new services and solutions, operational improvements, and effective frameworks to enhance the efforts of FarWell and our clients.
Steve is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer and Microsoft Certified Trainer. He earned his BS degree in Education with a minor in history from the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh. He taught in Milwaukee right out of college before transitioning to technical training and consulting.
In terms of his personal philosophy, Steve says, “We have a short time on this planet, so it’s best to figure out what’s important and stay dedicated to it as best we can. For me, it’s God, Family, and FarWell.” Steve values individuality and independence, even within a team.
Apart from work, Steve likes to grill, fish, travel, watch sports, and play games with friends and family.
He also tells a unique family story. His wife Amy’s grandfather was a pitcher on the 1951 New York Giants team. This was the team that featured Bobby Thomson’s famous “shot heard ‘round the world,” a walk-off home run that propelled the Giants into the 1951 World Series. Amy’s grandfather, Dave Koslo, started the first and the sixth games, winning the first and losing the sixth.