Steve has over 35 years of senior management, marketing and merchandising experience in retail, e-commerce and direct marketing as well as extensive experience in licensing, global brand and business development.
Steve began his career at Allied Stores (now Macy’s), and became the Senior Vice President of Home and the design studio. At American Express, he served as Vice President and General Manager of the Merchandise Services Group for ten years. This direct to consumer business marketed a wide range of products and services, including fashion, jewelry, watches consumer technology, art and more exceeding $700 million in sales.
Steve also served as President of the Lifestyles Group of Redcats (then Brylane) , a $1.6 billion multi-channel, catalog and e-commerce division of Keri (then PPR), Paris. Steve has also held leadership roles with other key retailers and marketers such as Bloomingdale’s (Vice President), Hanover (Group President), Le Gourmet Chef ( CMO) and ABC Home (Vice President / General Manager). More recently, he was a Partner with a leading business development and licensing firm in New York City with clients such as Fratelli Rosetti, DVF, Pantone, Springs Global, Frette, and Conde Nast.