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Steve Hills

Managing Director

As a Managing Director, Steve Hills is responsible for client development, market strategy and office leadership in Denver.

Riveron’s unique combination of strong culture and best-in-class talent allows us to overdeliver for our clients. Additionally, Riveron’s penchant for growth provides consistent and compelling opportunities for our team.
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Steve’s 15+ years of experience in accounting and financial leadership roles includes technical accounting, financial reporting, and transaction advisory. Steve brings a diverse transaction background, including experience with acquisitions and initial public offerings, serving a variety of industries including technology, consumer products, financial services, private equity, and energy.

Through a combination of consulting and corporate experience, he has a unique understanding of how to address client needs and manage teams simultaneously. In his role as Market Leader, Steve works to establish and develop client relationships, and build teams that consistently exceed client expectations.  Steve also serves as a firmwide subject matter expert in various areas of technical accounting, including purchase accounting, stock-based compensation, consolidations, and equity accounting.

Although he grew up in New Jersey, Steve is a native of Wisconsin. Prior to joining Riveron, Steve served as a Senior Manager at Ernst & Young, where he was a leader in the Financial Accounting Advisory Services Practice, and as the CFO of Keating Capital, a Nasdaq-listed Business Development Company. He also held leadership positions at Molson Coors Brewing Company and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Steve has lived in Denver with his wife since 2008, where he enjoys taking full advantage of all the outdoor activities that Colorado has to offer, including skiing and mountain biking. Steve is involved in the Denver community as a Board Member at the Young Americans Center for Financial Education.

Education and Certifications

  • Bachelor in Accounting, Villanova University
  • Certified Public Accountant licensed by the State of Colorado