Chief Business Development Officer
Steven has worked in the financial services industry for more than twenty-five years primarily in a sales and business development role.
He has experience in derivatives, managing complex options positions for a proprietary trading group. He also has extensive experience in banking and payment systems.
Steven most recently was a Vice President of business development at Earthport (London, UK), a global financial services organization providing cross border payment solutions for corporations and banks with payment capabilities in 200 countries.
He was previously a Vice President/Relationship Manager of commercial banking at US Bank in Chicago where he developed a concentration of clients involved in cross boarder remittances.
At US Bank and Earthport he developed extensive experience in payment systems with an emphasis on mobile and international remittances.
He also held Vice President positions at Edgar Online, and The Actuarial Exchange and was Director and Marketing for Duff & Phelps covering the Telecom and Global Power sectors.
Steven has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Tulane University and an Masters in Business Administration from Loyola University.
Bradford Ress, M.D.
Dr. Bradford Ress graduated cum laude from Cornell University and earned an M.D. with Distinction from the University of Miami. He is board certified and fellowship-trained in Otology, Neurotology, & Skull Base Surgery.
A former faculty member of the University of California – San Diego and an Adjunct Professor at Nova Southeastern University, Dr. Ress has owned and managed his own medical practice since 1999.
In 2008, Dr. Ress and his colleagues formed The Otolaryngology Group, a single specialty group consisting of otolaryngologists in Broward and Palm Beach Counties.
As Chairman of this corporation, Dr. Ress successfully negotiated a merger of this company with a $40 million+ “mega-group” that primarily served Miami-Dade County. Dr. Ress is a Partner, Member, or Consultant of several domestic and international companies and has served as a Member of Cornell University’s Dean’s Advisory Committee and Major Gifts Committee.