Mark Steffen


Mark has nearly 30 years of accounting and finance experience in the manufacturing and distribution industry. Mark’s role on the BizOps team is to expand client opportunities within existing relationships as well as build a network to generate new relationships.

CLA BizOps provides outsourced Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and controller services to businesses on a temporary, permanent, and/or part-time basis. Contact Mark to collaborate with industry professionals who can help improve business operations and decision making for your organization.

Technical experience

  • Six Sigma Green Belt
  • Rapid continuous improvement (RCI)
  • Kaizen Blitz process improvement
  • Cost reductions
  • Management consulting
  • Restructuring and discontinuing operations
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs) and repurchase liability
  • Mergers and acquisitions


  • Master of business administration from St. Ambrose University, Davenport, Iowa
  • Bachelor of arts in accounting with an emphasis in management from Iowa Wesleyan University (Iowa Wesleyan College), Mt. Pleasant, Iowa
  • Bachelor of arts in business administration with an emphasis in marketing from Iowa Wesleyan University (Iowa Wesleyan College), Mt. Pleasant, Iowa

In the community

  • Institute of Management Accountants, past member
  • Association for Finance Professionals, past member
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, past member

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