Biography

Steve oversees the company’s Information Technology division, directing the development and deployment of Smartools – our proprietary systems and applications that help employees and clients do their jobs better, faster and more cost-effectively – and advanced software applications to assist clients with their workflow and data management needs. He joined the company’s Information Technology division in 1994 and was named into management two years later. He has held roles of increasing responsibility ever since. He was named Director of Smartools Development in 1997; Vice President of Information Systems in 1998; Vice President of Information Systems and Infrastructure in 2006, gaining responsibility for Corporate Facilities; and President of Quad/Direct (later rebranded Quad Direct Marketing) in 2007 – a role he fulfilled while maintaining his IT and Facilities leadership responsibilities. He led Facilities until 2011 when the group was combined with our Production Support organization. During this time, Steve also served as Integration Leader for the Worldcolor acquisition, overseeing the Project Management Office. Steve also helped launch QuadSystems, a business unit dedicated to creating advanced software solutions for clients, including complex page planning and workflow management. QuadSystems eventually became part of Media Solutions – a business unit Steve led in 2013 and 2014. In 2014, Steve was named Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer while continuing to serve as President of Direct Marketing, a role he relinquished in 2015 to focus exclusively on the IT division. Steve graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater with a bachelor’s degree in operations management.