Steve Paradise

Executive Vice President, Finance

Steve oversees finance and accounting functions at Westwood. He also supports Westwood’s senior leadership to provide strategic vision and management of company finances.
 
In 2014, Steve joined Westwood and has since become a shareholder of the company and a member of the executive team. During his time at Westwood, Steve has played an integral part in advancing financial reporting, budgeting, and forecasting processes that have contributed to Westwood’s growth. Steve also has helped to build a strong foundation for the company by securing critical banking relationships and takes pride in his finance and accounting team members who work closely with business partners to help Westwood achieve its strategic objectives. Steve also serves as a member of the 401(k) Investment Committee.
 
Steve has more than 25 years of strategic financial management experience at companies such as Target Corporation, Andersen Corporation, and Union Pacific Corporation. He has led long-range financial analysis and budgeting efforts, directed corporate treasury and investment functions, facilitated banking relationships, and served as general manager of operations.

Education
  • University of Minnesota, BS Mechanical Engineering
  • Carnegie Mellon, MBA Finance