Steve Bate, C.P.A.Senior Solution Partner

Areas of Expertise

Accounting
Internal Controls / Lean Process
Cash Management
Vendor Negotiations
M&A transaction support

Education
  • Masters of Accounting/Financial Management, Keller Graduate School
  • BS, Accounting – Olivet University
  • MS, Business Administration, St. Francis University

Steve Bate has 30 years experience in Automotive Dealership Accounting. He has been Controller for several dealerships within the Kansas City and Phoenix markets. As a Controller, Steve focused on maintaining internal controls, providing accurate and timely reports, cash management, and asset security. Steve was also instrumental in reducing expenses by negotiating vendor contracts, including liability insurance and employee benefits. Steve graduated with a B.S. in Accounting from Olivet University and an M.S. degree in Business Administration from St. Francis University. In 2004 Steve was awarded a Master of Accounting and Financial Management from Keller Graduate School and he is a licensed CPA and licensed insurance agent in the State of Arizona.

Areas of Specialty: Consulting, Insurance

Publications

  • What did you do with my data?

    Another disastrous year from the “custodians” of our information. The constant leaking of personal information from all business segments is now an everyday occurrence.  There’s so much proof that developers and technology providers are not taking the time and effort to adhere to security standards and compliance. Nothing is sacred – it’s time to harp

    October 29, 2018
  • IT asset management: How to be efficient

    Credit: Thinkstock Businesses should be looking for ways to reduce costs through improved workflows. An effective way of accomplishing this is to scope and control the number of assets used within IT. Business leaders will tell you that overseeing a company is undoubtedly risky. But there are ways to mitigate risk. IT inventory administration is

    August 10, 2016

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PMB 205 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E Laguna, Niguel, CA 92677-5993

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