Steve DeCoster is a Client Partner at Pedersen & Partners, based in Chicago, U.S. Mr. DeCoster has over 25 years of Executive Search, business development, and sales management experience, with more than a decade dedicated to top management search assignments. His search mandate portfolio has a strong focus on C-suite leaders, senior management, and boardroom searches. He has served in Partner, Business Development Director, and Managing Principal roles with a national boutique retained Executive Search firm, a management consultancy firm and a North American retained search firm, placing high performing sales leadership, senior marketing, and general management executives across all industries and geographies. Additionally, he was responsible for career management, career transition, talent management, and executive advisory services. Earlier in his career, Mr. DeCoster led organisations in sales, marketing, strategic planning, corporate development, and change management functions, and developed new relationships with clients by collaboratively building and implementing solutions to address their needs and challenges.
Mr. DeCoster holds a BA in English Communications and graduated with First Class Honours from the St. Norbert College in De Pere, Wisconsin.