Steve is an Executive Coach with The Professional Development Group, LLC, and is also co-founder, Chief Learning Officer, and Senior Consultant with the Agile HR Consortium, LLC. In both organizations, Steve coaches inspiring leaders, develops high performing teams, and helps his clients to create great places to work. Prior to 2019, Steve served as Vice President of Human Resources for the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, where he steered strategic talent management, HRIS and Analytics, Diversity and Inclusion, Recruiting, and Employee Relations. Throughout his tenure at the Fed, Steve led numerous local and national initiatives focused on organizational effectiveness, executive coaching, culture, change management, and leadership development.
Steve is an Affiliate Faculty member of the Organizational Dynamics program at the University of Pennsylvania. He teaches a graduate level courses he developed for Penn titled Strategic Human Capital Management and Leadership. He also co-created and co-teaches two additional courses in the program titled Developing the Agile Leader and Their Organization, and How to Think, Speak, and Act Like a Great CEO.
Steve is the primary host of Penn’s Organizational Dynamics Program’s podcast series Learning Aloud, which features interviews with prominent thought leaders, authors, faculty, students, and alumni who are engaged in interesting aspects of organizational work and leadership.
Steve is now serving his second term as the Chairman of the Board for the Cranaleith Spiritual Center in northeast Philadelphia. In this role, he has helped to lead the organization through the challenges of the pandemic and is one of the architects and facilitators of the newly constituted Work and Spirit Series comprising of conversations and workshops designed to unleash the power of the human spirit in the workplace.
Steve earned an M.S. in Organizational Dynamics from the University of Pennsylvania and a BS from LaSalle University, Philadelphia. He is also a graduate of the Stonier Graduate School of Banking which was then housed at the University of Delaware, and he earned his teaching certification for the UK at the University of Durham, England. Steve is also a 2009 Fellow of Leadership Philadelphia. He is an accomplished musician, published singer and songwriter, and leads his own acoustic band, HMS.