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Steve Schloss

Operating Partner

ABOUT STEVE SCHLOSS 

Steve is an accomplished and mission-driven business leader, 2x former chief people officer, and trusted partner with the board, CEO, and executive team.  Known for his intentional, pragmatic, and values-driven leadership, Steve is a highly effective executive and team coach, advisor, and facilitator. He is a proven assessor and developer of executive-level talent and capability. He helps C-level leaders and teams strengthen their performance, navigate and propel the organization forward, create and sustain value with and for key stakeholders, and affirm mission, culture, and strategy. Steve leverages his breadth and depth of experience and his strategic insight as a speaker, writer, and podcast guest across an array of leadership and HR topics, graduate guest lecturer, and mentor to leaders across the business and HR community.   

For over three and a half decades Steve built, scaled, and transformed global organizations and premier brands across diverse industries including banking and finance (Citi), digital media, entertainment, and publishing (TimeWarner/Time Inc), conversational commerce and AI (LivePerson), and sports (United States Golf Association/USGA). Steve spent twelve years as a graduate faculty member at the New School for Public Engagement in New York City where he designed courses that intersected strategy, HR, and the digital world. A multi-certified executive and team coach he is also a member of the Marshall Goldsmith 100 Coaches Agency, a Baldrige Executive Fellow, and was a pro-bono coach to global leaders across the Ashoka network for social entrepreneurship.  

EDUCATION  

Advanced HR Executive Program, University of Michigan  

BS, Industrial Relations, Ithaca College   

MS, Human Resources Management and Development, The New School for Public Engagement  

Recent Articles from Steve Schloss

Mastering Debate: The Need for Healthy and Open Discourse on High-Growth Executive Teams

Mastering Debate: The Need for Healthy and Open Discourse on High-Growth Executive Teams

I’ve coached and advised C-level executives for...

Mastering Clarity: A Guide for Effective High-Growth Company CEO Communication in 2024

Mastering Clarity: A Guide for Effective High-Growth Company CEO Communication in 2024

"The two words 'information' and 'communication'...

Embracing Strategic and Executional Leadership in a High Growth Company

Embracing Strategic and Executional Leadership in a High Growth Company

In a recent conversation with one of my executive...

The Power of Saying No to Amplify the Impact of Yes

The Power of Saying No to Amplify the Impact of Yes

In today's hyper-connected world, the desire or...

ABOUT STEVE SCHLOSS 

Steve is an accomplished and mission-driven business leader, 2x former chief people officer, and trusted partner with the board, CEO, and executive team.  Known for his intentional, pragmatic, and values-driven leadership, Steve is a highly effective executive and team coach, advisor, and facilitator. He is a proven assessor and developer of executive-level talent and capability. He helps C-level leaders and teams strengthen their performance, navigate and propel the organization forward, create and sustain value with and for key stakeholders, and affirm mission, culture, and strategy. Steve leverages his breadth and depth of experience and his strategic insight as a speaker, writer, and podcast guest across an array of leadership and HR topics, graduate guest lecturer, and mentor to leaders across the business and HR community.   

For over three and a half decades Steve built, scaled, and transformed global organizations and premier brands across diverse industries including banking and finance (Citi), digital media, entertainment, and publishing (TimeWarner/Time Inc), conversational commerce and AI (LivePerson), and sports (United States Golf Association/USGA). Steve spent twelve years as a graduate faculty member at the New School for Public Engagement in New York City where he designed courses that intersected strategy, HR, and the digital world. A multi-certified executive and team coach he is also a member of the Marshall Goldsmith 100 Coaches Agency, a Baldrige Executive Fellow, and was a pro-bono coach to global leaders across the Ashoka network for social entrepreneurship.  

EDUCATION  

Advanced HR Executive Program, University of Michigan  

BS, Industrial Relations, Ithaca College   

MS, Human Resources Management and Development, The New School for Public Engagement  

Recent Articles from Steve Schloss

Mastering Debate: The Need for Healthy and Open Discourse on High-Growth Executive Teams

Mastering Debate: The Need for Healthy and Open Discourse on High-Growth Executive Teams

I’ve coached and advised C-level executives for...

Mastering Clarity: A Guide for Effective High-Growth Company CEO Communication in 2024

Mastering Clarity: A Guide for Effective High-Growth Company CEO Communication in 2024

"The two words 'information' and 'communication'...

Embracing Strategic and Executional Leadership in a High Growth Company

Embracing Strategic and Executional Leadership in a High Growth Company

In a recent conversation with one of my executive...

The Power of Saying No to Amplify the Impact of Yes

The Power of Saying No to Amplify the Impact of Yes

In today's hyper-connected world, the desire or...