Steve Gates has a strong drive to help businesses improve, surpass their goals and protect what they create. He has been assisting founders, business owners, and the C-suite, in various business focus areas since 1988. He has diverse experience consulting with businesses of all sizes, and most verticals, from sole proprietors to national companies and agencies. Steve has held many individual contributor and leadership roles providing consultation and managing products and services such as SaaS, public relations, tech, employee benefits, strategy, human resources, logistics, digital and print advertising/marketing, commercial printing, telecommunications, subscriptions, and specialty products. He has worked for companies such as Thomson Newspapers, San Francisco Chronical Publishing, and NY Times Co.
Steve enjoys exercising outdoors, surfing, fishing, tennis, nature, and golf. He and his wife of 30+ years, have three grown children.