Steve Goldstein is a Senior Operating Partner with over 30 years of experience as a highly effective leader who has served as President, CEO and Director, leading and advising various financial services companies ranging from Fortune 100 to Private Equity-sponsored companies to new ventures. He served as a Managing Director and later in an operating partner capacity as Senior Advisor to Alvarez and Marsal. He has been working with Milestone since 2013 when he served as an outside advisor in Milestone’s acquisition of USAuto. Steve remains the Executive Chairman of USAuto and serves on the board of Southern. He formally became a Senior Operating Partner with Milestone in 2017.
Steve began his career at Citigroup before spending nearly 15 years at the American Express Company, where he served as Chairman and CEO of American Express Bank and as an executive in several American Express business units. Following American Express, Steve joined Sears Roebuck & Co where he served as the President of Sears Credit, Chairman of Sears Financial Holding Corp and a member of the Executive Committee. Subsequently, Steve founded an advisory firm to assist small cap and venture backed companies grow their businesses. Steve served as a Director of companies such as Jafra Cosmetics, Union Bancaire Privee, PayOMatic, and as a Director and Interim CEO of companies such as More Benefits, PostX and Payzy Corporation. He has a bachelor’s degree from the City University of New York and an MBA from the New Yok University’s Stern School of Business.