Steve Alvater

Director of Business Development

Steve is a Director of Business Development for Centri Business Consulting.  He has more than 15 years of business development and consulting experience. Steve joined Centri in January 2024 and is responsible for managing business development processes and creating new client relationships for the firm.

Prior to joining Centri, Steve spent over 14 years at RSM US LLP, where he drove business development efforts across many industries and lines of business.  His experience included a focus on management consulting, technical accounting, accounting transformation, risk advisory, digital transformation, enterprise resource planning, financial planning and analysis, and human capital solutions.  Steve’s typical client size ranged from start-up to $1B in revenue and was often venture or private equity-backed. Steve has supported clients in all industries, focusing primarily on life sciences, technology, software, media, consumer products, industrial products, and business/professional services. He specialized in guiding clients through their business lifecycles by positioning the right services, at the right time.

Prior to RSM, Steve spent about a year with a pharmaceutical monitoring software start-up, managing sales, contracting, inventory, and accounting.  The company served pharmaceutical companies nationwide and later sold to a large laboratory software provider.

Steve received a B.S. degree in Business Administration from West Chester University and an MBA from Saint Joseph’s University.