Gene Stepanov is a Principal with Columbus Consulting. Gene has a background in Accounting and Finance and is a CPA (inactive). Gene has over 20 years of experience focusing on turning complex processes into easy-to-use solutions and helping clients improving their analytics. As a highly motivated consultant Gene has a proven track record designing and implementing solutions for over 25 clients in various industries including financial services, retail, apparel and beverage distribution. Prior to becoming a consultant, Gene had extensive corporate experience primarily in Financial Services industry where he focused on design and implementation of Management Information Systems such as Hyperion enterprise, HFM and others. These experiences helped Gene to become a trusted expert in the area of process optimization and solution architecture.