Steve has spent the majority of his information technology career in the financial services industry. Prior to joining Bendigo Partners and founding CrowdClear, Stephen ran the software solutions firm that he founded, dbConcert, Inc. In his capacity as CEO of dbConcert, Steve has worked with a wide variety of financial services institutions, from the smallest hedge fund to the largest investment banks. He was instrumental in helping the firm’s clients improve operational efficiencies, streamline workflows and minimize the possibility of errors while at the same time reducing overall technology expense. Steve was CIO and one of the founding members of TIR Securities, an international soft-dollar broker. Steve started his career with First Boston and attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.