Stephen Webster

President, S. Webster Inc

Miramar Beach, FL

Steve Webster is President of S. Webster Inc – Executive Search, an executive search firm specializing in Chief Financial Officers for the Life Science Sector. Prior to his 29-year career as an executive recruiter Steve was successful in multiple professions. After obtaining a MA in Clinical Psychology he was contracted by a Fortune 500 corporation to develop personality and skill assessment testing models. The CEO subsequently offered him the position of VP of Human Resources, a position he held for two years before resigning to start his own software development company. Steve developed a simple user interface, which could seamlessly operate numerous popular business software programs simultaneously. He then negotiated a cooperative joint project with several leading software companies and international accounting firms. The result was a revolutionary microcomputer based point-of-sale and financial management system. Steve’s design provided real-time automated transaction processing, inventory control, costing, ordering and up-to-the-moment financial reporting, through a graphical user interface. The system was also the first system to provide real-time visual KPI reporting. His company received buyout offers from numerous fortune 500 corporations. The sale of his company allowed him to retire in his early 30s. Steve found the inactivity of retirement stifling, and he was and still is lousy at golf. When approached by an international executive search firm, he was happy to abandon the golf course, and launch a new career. Steve quickly became the company’s leading executive recruiter, for finance executives. Steve founded his own executive search firm in 1990. He brings a unique perspective to executive recruiting, combining his training in psychological observation / evaluation and successful corporate career with his 29 years of executive search experience. Over his career, Steve has successfully recruited over two hundred full-time and interim CFOs

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Divisional CFO
Irvine, CA 92616

Must be able to provide sound advice and counsel on financial, strategic and operational issues...

Posted 12 days ago

  •   11 - 15 years exp.  •  Pharmaceuticals & Biotech


Durham, NC 27701

The candidate should be familiar with the financial models, reporting requirements and appropriate p...

Posted 14 days ago

  •   11 - 15 years exp.  •  Pharmaceuticals & Biotech