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Steve F.

Steve F. Steve is an accomplished business coach, facilitator, speaker and co-author.. He is an expert in strategic planning, project management and business execution. Steve helps his clients achieve their business objectives by developing a culture of innovation, collaboration, planning and execution. He has worked with 100s of companies across many industries including Fortune 500 international companies. His work experience includes being a Consulting Partner with both Deloitte and Grant Thornton and a Senior Manager with Dun & Bradstreet Software. He started his career with Monsanto in a variety of accounting, systems, quality improvement and special project positions. As a business coach, Steve works with business owners and executives to enhance their leadership effectiveness resulting in improvements in the areas of finance, employee engagement, teamwork and overall organizational performance. Steve uses his engaging, interactive, action oriented facilitation skills to achieve the workshop objectives and gain ownership, commitment and accountability for results. He brings both great facilitation skills plus a strong business background to provide content. He is excellent at listening and pulling together the information into a concise summary. In addition, all workshop participants end with action plans and follow-up. His key to success includes the right preparation, planning, prework surveys, workshop design and making it interactive and fun. Speaking provides the opportunity for Steve to share his depth and breadth of experience and tools. Several of his favorite presentations include: Creativity in Business, Are You Ready to Grow?, The Right Measures to Drive Results, Execution, Strategic Planning and Process Improvement. He co-authored two books: Execute to Win - How Leaders Get Results and Play Smart to Win in Business - Leadership Lessons from Center Court to Corner Office, Steve uses the tennis sports analogy to raise your game and apply the same winning concepts to business.  These include preparation, being in shape, having the right equipment, practicing, planning, developing strategy, keeping score, building a strong team, and executing/play to win. Steve is an active member in three international magic clubs and has his Doctorate in Magic. He has won many close-up contest awards. In 2008 Steve became an entrepreneur and co-founded a management consulting firm. In 2016 Steve received the University of Missouri Distinguished Career Achievement Award and in 2017 he was selected as “100 St. Louisans You Should Know To Succeed In Business. Steve is an active member in three international magic clubs and has earned his Doctorate in Magic. He is also a veteran. Steve is very active in the community working with nonprofits and veterans. Steve has a B.S.B.A from UMLS and is also an Army veteran.

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