In 2003, Steve joined Mortenson Family Dental, now Mortenson Dental Partners (Mortenson) originally serving in the capacity as COO; in 2008 he became CFO and Company Treasurer. During his 20-year tenure with Mortenson, Steve developed an extensive knowledge of Group Dental Practices which enabled Mortenson to become one of the largest and fastest growing dental groups in America; he as well introduced an Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP) to Mortenson (one of the first Dental Practice ESOPs in America).
Stephen founded SCJ Consulting Services, LLC. (SCJ) was founded in Louisville, KY in 2008 and started serving as Independent Trustee and Board Member for several ESOP companies across the country. During the summer of 2019, Steve resigned his CFO position at Mortenson to focus 100% of his time on his passion for Employee Ownership.