Steve currently serves as VP of Marketing for DaVita, a Fortune 500 company located in Denver. DaVita is a leading healthcare provider operating over 2,800 clinics across the country for more than 100,000 people with kidney disease. He is responsible for messaging to key stakeholders including patients, physicians, payors and policy makers about what makes DaVita unique and better.
Prior to joining DaVita, he was a Partner at Sterling-Rice Group, a brand strategy and innovation firm based in Boulder. He worked with many companies in different industries including PepsiCo, Pfizer, Kellogg’s, Eli Lilly, Kraft Heinz, Beam Suntory, Amgen, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Aspen Dental, Craig Hospital and many others on consumer research, new product development, positioning strategy, communications and change management.
He previously worked for Johnson & Johnson as a product manager focusing on innovation and launching new products to advance treatment of colorectal cancer and bariatric medicine. He holds an MBA from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and an undergraduate degree in business from Drake University.
He lives in Arvada with his wife, four children and two dogs and likes to ski, bike, run, golf or basically do anything outside.
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