Steve joined SCS Financial Services in 2011. He has over 38 years of experience in the investment business. As CIO, Steve sets the firm’s overall investment direction, strategic portfolio asset allocation, and risk management. He acts as one of the leaders in manager sourcing and due diligence, serves as the Chair of the Investment Committee, and oversees investment research across asset classes. Most recently, Steve was Managing Director and Head of Trading for Bridgewater Associates, the largest hedge fund firm in the industry. Prior to Bridgewater, Steve was the Managing Partner of TRI Asset Management, a multi-strategy hedge fund focused on equity, credit, and macro investing. Prior to TRI, Steve was the Deputy Head, then Head of Investments at Putnam Investments, where he set the investment strategy and oversaw all investment activity across fixed income, equities, and absolute return products. Prior to Putnam, he was the Global Head of Capital Markets and Fixed Income for Swiss Bank Corporation (now UBS), responsible for all interest rate, lending, and debt activities, and a senior fixed income trader for Salomon Brothers International. Altogether, Steve spent over 10 years in London for these two institutions. Steve started his career as a broker for Conti-Commodity Services in 1979. Steve is a member of several non-profit boards and advisory committees, including Etruscan Press, the Boston Book Festival, Bucknell University, and the Berklee College of Music. He earned a BSBA in Accounting from Bucknell University in 1977 and an MS in Food Economics from the University of Delaware in 1979.