As the Chief Financial Officer, Steve Goertz is responsible for overseeing the global finance and accounting functions of sgsco. Steve has over 25 years of executive experience in multiple industries leading a wide variety of functions.
Before becoming CFO of sgsco, Steve was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of goeasy Ltd., a publicly traded financial services and retail organization where he was responsible for all aspects of finance, accounting, treasury, strategic planning, investor and government relations, information technology, risk management and legal. While at goeasy Ltd., Steve was instrumental in the refinement and roll-out of an innovative, national short-term lending business, including establishment of appropriate controls and risk management practices. Steve also led the maturity of goeasy Ltd.’s balance sheet, completing several debt and equity capital raises.
Steve further brings significant executive experience from the Retail, Food and CPG industry. Steve held senior finance roles at Sobeys, one of Canada’s largest grocery food retailers, and Maple Leaf Foods, a large global food processor. He is a Certified Professional Accountant and holds an Honors Bachelor of Mathematics degree from the University of Waterloo.