Full Name
Steve Swinney
Job Title
Co-Founder & CEO
Kodiak Building Partners
Speaker Bio
Steve is the Co-Founder & CEO of Kodiak Building Partners, Inc., based in Denver, Colorado. As Chief Executive Officer, he serves on Kodiak’s Board of Directors and is responsible for the overall vision and execution of Kodiak’s business strategy.

Since its creation in July 2011, Kodiak has grown to nearly $1.7 Billion in revenue through a series of twenty-six acquisitions and three business launches, along with extensive organic growth of its operating companies. With a decentralized and entrepreneurial culture, Kodiak was honored with a spot on the Inc. 5000 list for the past three years along with being recognized as the largest Colorado based company to earn that distinction.

Prior to the founding of Kodiak, Steve was the Vice President of Financial Planning & Analysis with ProBuild Holdings, where he created the organization to support the company’s Financial Analysis, Investor Relations, Budgeting, and Long-Range Planning Functions. Additionally, he has held numerous financial positions with increasing scopes of responsibility at organizations such as Western Union, Clark Retail Enterprises, Target Corporation, and Arthur Andersen. His
career has been focused on mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance, turnaround management, and private equity backed ventures.

Steve, a CPA, earned his undergraduate degree in Accounting at Abilene Christian University and his MBA in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin. Steve also serves as Chairman of the Kodiak Building Partners Foundation, member of the Investment Committee of Brush Creek Partners, and Board Member of US Fence Solutions. In his free time, Steve is usually enjoying time with family; skiing, snowshoeing or hiking in the Colorado mountains.
Steve Swinney