Steve Hyde

MS, MBA
Chief Information Officer and Director, Information Technology Services
P: 920-996-1292

Expertise

  • Information technology management
  • Infrastructure applications
  • Business strategy development
  • Organizational transformation
  • Technology implementation
  • Systems integration

Steve has more than 20 years of technology-related business experience, including IT strategy, hardware/software assessment and implementation, metrics and dashboard creation, and information security and controls.

As the Chief Information Officer, Steve provides strategic direction and oversight for Schenck’s internal IT support group. He combines his technical expertise with an operational approach to achieve business improvement. 

Steve began his career by starting an IT consulting practice in a smaller Milwaukee public accounting firm. He then joined Deloitte Consulting in Milwaukee working with mid-market clients. After Deloitte, he joined Manpower Group in Milwaukee as their Director of Digital Technology and Services. Steve then joined Alta Resources in Neenah as their VP/CIO where he was instrumental in retooling their internal support group of nearly eighty people.

Key accomplishments

  • Implemented a contract management system for a large pharmaceutical company saving them $40 million annually
  • Saved a business process outsourcer $750,000 annually with contract renegotiations and implementing an open source system
  • Implemented a self-service business intelligence portal for a Chicago-based real estate investment trust (REIT) that was featured in their annual report

Education

UW-Milwaukee, MBA, Operations

UW-Milwaukee, MS, Management Information Systems

St. Norbert College, BBA, Business and Economics

Certifications

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cybersecurity Program 
  • Cornell University High Performance Leadership Certification
  • Deloitte Consulting Six Sigma/Lean Manufacturing Green Belt Certification
  • Harvard Business School Management and Leadership Programs
  • Deloitte Consulting Supply Chain Strategy Certification
  • Oracle Corporate Portals and PL/SQL Portlets
  • Hyperion Enterprise and HFM
  • SalesLogix CRM Enterprise and eConfigurator

Professional memberships

  • Information Technology Alliance

Community involvement

  • Boy Scouts of America–Bay-Lakes Council, Cub Scout Den Leader
  • Goal Getters, Soccer Coach
  • Alta Resources United Way Campaign, Past Leader

Awards

  • United Way 2013 Outstanding Employee Campaign Team
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What our clients say

“Schenck has provided invaluable service and advice to me, to Johnsonville Sausage, and to the entire Stayer family for the past 11 years. I have found the Schenck team to be extremely proactive in strategy and their client service is second to none. They are more than an accounting firm; they are true partners in our success.” - Ralph Stayer, CEO, Johnsonville Sausage, LLC
“Schenck has served as a key player in FEECO’s success over the years. Our business has grown and expanded to serve new markets, and Schenck has the depth of personnel to continue to meet our increasingly complex accounting and tax needs. I appreciate their timely and responsive service throughout the year.” - Dan Madigan, President, FEECO International
“It is nice to work with a regional accounting firm that is focused on companies our size. We are treated like an 'A' client. Our audit committee is impressed with Schenck’s candid feedback and the strategic direction they provide. The leaders on the job are consistent and take the time to understand our business and our goals.” - Bob Kamphuis, CEO, President, Chairman of the Board, Mayville Engineering Company, Inc.