Chief Financial Officer
Steve Dahl is an international executive and consultant with a strong background in managing multi-unit retail, franchise, manufacturing and marketing companies in the both the USA and emerging markets. His career includes several years of senior management experience with Fortune 500 companies as well as intensive operational and financial responsibility for start-up and turnaround companies of significant size and complexity.
After ten years in financial management and planning positions at General Mills, he served as Director of Planning for Musicland, Vice President and Controller of BMC Industries, Inc., President and Chief Financial Officer for Jonathan Dental (a healthcare franchising start-up), and Vice President and Controller and Assistant Treasurer at Tonka Corporation as its sales grew from $85 million to $1.0 billion.
Steve interrupted his business career in 1993 to serve as a volunteer in the Peace Corps in Poland for three years before returning to the private sector as Chief Financial Officer of American Retail Concepts, a diversified restaurant and real estate company that grew from three to one-hundred franchised restaurants throughout Poland and the Czech Republic, where he also served as President. He consults with emerging companies in emerging markets where his experience includes the development of franchise and multi-unit retail systems, and training in and implementation of managerial control and planning disciplines.
He is a Certified Management Accountant and has served as Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Executive Director, and Corporate Secretary for The HealthStore Foundation® since joining the organization as a volunteer in 2004.