Steve Myers is a serial entrepreneur, board director, public speaker, author and aviator. He is a nationally recognized thought leader on business competitiveness and is a frequent guest lecturer at the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business on the topic of Entrepreneurship. He has conducted business in a dozen countries in Europe and Asia. He graduated from Stanford University with a BS in Mathematics, is an Ernst & Young “Entrepreneur of the Year” for Software and Information Services and a recipient of the California Governor’s Special Recognition Award.
Steve serves on the U.S. Department of State Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy, which advises the U.S. Secretary of State on foreign policy issues. An Administration policy advisor on cyber security, he served on the Department of Homeland Security Advisory Council Task Force on Cyber Resources, led one of the three working groups and briefed then Secretary Janet Napolitano on Task Force recommendations. At the Pacific Council on International Policy (PCIP), he is a member of the Board of Directors and served as the Chairman of the National Security Membership Committee.
Dolphin Capital Holdings, Inc.
Steve’s private equity investment company, Dolphin Capital Holdings, Inc., invests in companies with innovative business strategies. Portfolio investments include: cyber security, bio-sciences, bio-technology, medical devices, applied materials, alternative energy, distressed debt and real estate. He serves on several public and private boards and is the Chairman of the Board of Caladrius Biosciences, Inc (CLBS), a NASDAQ traded innovator in immunotherapy development and manufacturing.
SM&A (Steven Myers & Associates)
Steve founded SM&A, an Aerospace & Defense Industry management consulting firm SM&A (Steven Myers & Associates), that grew to over $100 Million in annual revenue, had over 800 employees and spearheaded industry-changing innovations for winning U.S. Government contracts. During his 25 year tenure, the company managed more than $360 Billion in major program competitions. After a very successful NASDAQ IPO in 1998, he served as Chairman and CEO for ten years before the company was sold to Odyssey Investment Partners in 2008.
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A two-time US Air Force veteran, Steve is a highly accomplished aviator, with more than 5,600 hours of flight time and ten jet type ratings. At the end of the Cold War, he was the first Westerner to fly an aircraft into the Kamchatka Peninsula in Far Eastern Russia. There he led the creation of one of the earliest Russian-American joint ventures, converting a remote, but strategically located, military air base into a refueling base for international cargo carriers. His book about his experiences, “Dancing with Russians: Adventure & Entrepreneurship in the Developing World”, will be in publication in 2016.