Steve Coughran is the Chief Financial Officer for EMJ Corporation, where he focuses on marrying finance and strategy to drive competitive advantage. Having launched and managed three cross-industry companies including his management consulting firm, Coltivar Group, Steve has gained a deep understanding of the competitive business environment. Through combining executive and management consulting experience with financial acumen gained from working with million- and billion-dollar firms at Ernst & Young, Steve has experience transforming CFOs into leaders of the future. Additionally, Steve is a keynote speaker for national associations and universities and the author of "Delivering Value: A Holistic Approach to Strategic-Powered Growth" and numerous published articles. At the University of Denver, Steve teaches a course entitled "Strategic Financial Leadership." Steve is a CPA and earned his MBA from the Fuqua School of Business. He graduated with his MS in Accountancy from the University of Denver.