Executive Speakers

Steve Watson, MBA, CPA, CMA

Senior Vice President, Corporate Services & CFO
The Biltmore Company

Steve serves as the Senior Vice President of Corporate Services and Chief Financial Officer for The Biltmore Company, with responsibilities including overall corporate managerial responsibilities for the accounting, finance, human resources, and information technology departments. Before joining The Biltmore Company, Steve served as vice president of finance and accounting for Revman Industries, a large textile manufacturer and marketing company in Greenville, SC. During his 11-year tenure at that company, he also served as controller. His prior experience includes positions as financial analyst with the Bi-Lo Corporation, corporate accounting manager for J.P. Stevens & Co., and staff accountant for a regional CPA firm.

Steve received his undergraduate degree in accounting from the University of North Carolina-Charlotte and his MBA from Clemson University. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Global Management Accountant and Certified Management Accountant, and has been instrumental in helping shape the company’s financial health as well as an important partner in setting strategic directions for the company’s business growth and development. Additionally, Steve serves on the Board of Directors for Mountain Housing Opportunities and the Community Foundation of Western North Carolina.

Learn more about Steve from his profile in the Journal of Accountancy.