Steve Basch

Steve Basch

Operating Partner, CFO Practice, Co-leader Industrials industry sector. Co-leader of Turnaround & Restructuring Group

Industry Sector Teams

Consumer & Retail, Business Services, Industrials


Performance Improvement, Private Equity Services, Turnaround & Restructuring

Steve Basch is a results-driven senior finance and operations professional with turn-around and strategic management experience within high-growth organizations. In the course of his career, Steve has served in the following roles:

Steve served as CEO and CFO, Shepard Exposition Services where he increased the management depth of the accounting and finance department for this $165M meeting and event space contractor. Steve also implemented an ESOP program; managed the successful integration of three acquisitions; and decreased G&A costs. Later, as CEO, Steve expanded product offerings and grew revenue over 60% during a three-year period.

Steve was also Corporate Controller, Star Packaging, a $65M PE-owned flexible packaging company. He managed the accounting and finance functions. In addition, Steve was CFO & VP – Operations, Twelve Baskets Sales & Marketing. For this private, $60M foodservice distributor. He managed all non-sales functions and scaled up operations to service exponential growth of 500%.

Steve began his career with PWC in Charlotte. He is licensed as a CPA by North Carolina.

He has a B.S. Degree in Business Administration from The Citadel, where he was also a Citadel Scholar, Magna Cum Lauden.