Steven is an Assurance Partner and Office Managing Partner of MGO’s New York City office where he leads the firm’s SEC practice. He has more than 25 years of experience auditing public companies and working with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Steven has successfully led many companies through IPOs and reverse mergers, and provides unmatched expertise in registration statements. He has worked with companies at all stages; from start-ups and growth companies, to mature multinational public entities. Steven has served many major industry sectors, including technology, manufacturing, media, pharmaceuticals, life sciences, and cannabis.
Prior to joining MGO, Steven worked with several large accounting firms, including one of the Big 4. He has also served as an acting CFO for clients, as well as an advisor to early stage start-ups (pro-bono). He currently serves on the Board and Executive Committee of a non-profit as the Treasurer.
Steven regularly leads training sessions on assurance topics, including Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, audit methodology, and risk-related issues. For eight years running, he authored EsinerAmper’s research report “Concerns about Risks Confronting Boards.” He is regularly quoted by the financial media on a broad range of assurance-related subjects.
Education & Professional Affiliations
State University of New York at Buffalo – BS, Accounting
Advisor to the Center for Biotechnology at SUNY Stony Brook
Accounting Advisory Council at SUNY Buffalo