Recruiter | C-Level Executive for Small to Mid-Sized Companies | Crisis Management & Turnarounds | AI Strategy & Implementation | Consultant | Career Coach | Author | Podcast Host | 🤖 (AI & Robotics Recruiter)

CONTACT INFORMATION
Steve Urban
Phone: 970-685-2268
Email: steve.urban@riderflex.com
Johnstown, Colorado
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/stevepurban/
Personal Website: https://www.steve-urban.com/
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My calendar: https://calendly.com/steve-urban
Riderflex: https://www.riderflex.com/
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Amazon Author Page: (books published) https://www.amazon.com/author/steveurban
Riderflex Podcast: (host and creator) https://bit.ly/3MkSyxj
ChatGPTs Created: Steve Urban's Career Coaching, by Riderflex: https://shorturl.at/mvLQX

AVAILABLE FOR
Recruiting, Consulting Assignments, Interim Executive Roles, Turnarounds & Crisis Management Projects, Board of Director & Advisory positions, Career Coaching, C-Level Executive Positions in Small to Mid-Sized Companies, Sales & Operational Leadership Positions in Large Companies

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY
I am a seasoned executive and strategic leader with over 30 years of experience in recruitment, C-level management, and crisis resolution. As CEO of Riderflex, I have spearheaded the transformation of the firm into a recognized leader in executive search and consulting, strategically placing top-tier leadership that drives organizational success and innovation. My expertise in turnarounds and operational management has revitalized numerous businesses in the retail, wholesale, and service sectors, consistently delivering sustainable growth. A recognized authority in AI career integration, I excel in aligning executive talent with cutting-edge business needs, enhancing adaptability and competitive advantage. My entrepreneurial spirit is demonstrated by co-founding ventures and authoring influential industry publications, cementing my reputation as a dynamic leader committed to excellence and strategic foresight.

CAREER TIMELINE SNAPSHOT
2016 to Present:
Founder and CEO at Recruiting & Consulting Firm Riderflex. Podcast Host and Author
2013 to 2016:
Interim Executive Consulting Assignments and Turnaround Management Projects
2006 to 2013:
Wholesale and Retail Executive
1990 to 2006:
Retail Multi-Unit Management

FUNCTIONAL AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Executive Management
Operations
Sales
Executive Recruiting
AI & Robotics Recruiting
Consulting
Board of Directors
Advisory Boards
Turnarounds
Crisis Management
Career Coach

INDUSTRY / SECTOR EXPERIENCE
Consumer Goods
Retail
Wholesale
Recruiting
Talent Acquisition
Consulting
Entrepreneurship
Startup

ORGANIZATION SIZE EXPERIENCE
Startup to mid-size
15+ direct reports
220+ indirect reports
Previously led companies as a CEO / President / COO at $40+ million in revenue