Stephen F. Matthews
Steve is a founding partner of the CorDeve group and is responsible for transaction sourcing, analysis and development, client relations and firm management.
Steve has more than 30 years of business sales, mergers and acquisitions experience that includes both buy and sell sides of transactions. Steve’s experience encompasses buyer and seller sourcing, business and financial analysis, valuation, negotiations, and deal structuring and execution.
Prior to his business sales and acquisitions activities, Steve was both a business owner and a vice-president of a commercial lending institution. Steve has a BA degree in economics and an MA degree in curriculum and instruction from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
When not in the office, Steve can often be found in the ocean off Ventura’s coast paddling an outrigger canoe. Steve is an avid paddler and races canoes in California and Hawaii.