Steve first encountered benchmarking tools while working for Duke University Health System, then subsequently joined Truven Health Analytics where he helped manage an industry-leading healthcare benchmarking product. Steve concluded that the higher education sector could benefit greatly by using a similar benchmarking and “apples-to-apples” analytics approach to identify key insight areas and help lead strategic change initiatives.
Steve’s background includes teaching, management consulting, product management, operations management, engineering and manufacturing. Steve earned his B.S. in Industrial Engineering with honors from Rutgers College of Engineering, and his MBA from UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School where he continues to serve the consulting department as an adjunct faculty member.
Steve is an accomplished pianist, a PADI advanced open water scuba diver and an avid road cyclist.