Steve Quehl is Partner – Operations


Steve Quehl is a highly qualified executive, offering 30+ years of sales, operations and strategy experience with market-leading providers of enterprise software tools and applications solutions. He’s a results-driven leader with proven track record in various start-up, hyper-growth and turnaround situations.

Quehl’s experience includes: CEO/Owner of Small Retail Business from 2007-2014, Managing Partner of Hickory Partners from 2001-2007, completing various assignments as Interim CEO/COO/President/GM/CSO in software companies such as Identitech and Network Associates, and holding broad-based consulting, advisory, executive and operating responsibilities. In addition, Quehl performed both strategic and hands-on operating functions under either contract or direct employment relationships, designed and enacted business plans, organizational and go-to-market models, planned, directed and controlled various P&L operations, where he managed budgets and cash.

Quehl’s revenue responsibilities ranged from $1M to $135M. He recruited and hired inside functional managers as well as outside business and service partners, including outsourcers, to address various human capital needs. Quehl held the direct management of between five and 350 employees at any given time, including: CEO of Internet Start-up (Optiwise Group) from 2000-2001, EVP of Worldwide Operations and Marcam Solutions from 1998-2000, SVP of Americas and Wang Software from 1994-1997, and VP Sales for ViewStar from 1992-1994.