Writer #7310
Leesburg, OH
4 Star Rating
28 Love Lists
2 Clients
27,000 Words
Stephen B. has provided specialized consulting services to business and government clients for more than 30 years. He is well-known for his practical, candid and effective business communication advice. Steve's writing experience encompasses business proposals, professional websites, business blogs, financial articles, press releases and specialized white papers.

Steve has worked closely with a variety of individuals representing a broad spectrum of industries. He is comfortable communicating with and working for a diverse universe of clients that includes senior corporate executives, physicians, attorneys, accountants, bankers, government officials, middle managers, small business owners and individuals from all walks of life.

Stephen grew up on a family-owned working farm in Ohio and received his undergraduate degree in Business Psychology from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He served several years in the military as an officer in the U.S. Navy Supply Corps and then obtained a graduate degree in Management and Real Estate Finance from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Writing and communication have played a major role in Steve's entire professional life. During the past three decades he has steadily honed his professional skills involving business writing. He currently has an advanced level of writing proficiency. Steve particularly enjoys helping clients and readers with complicated problems and solutions.

Stephen's written work has always reflected his core belief that 100 percent original content is highly-valued on the internet and beyond. In response to evolving search engine optimization principles, Steve has adopted a contemporary internet writing philosophy that written communication is frequently more persuasive when highly-relevant words are accompanied by equally-relevant video presentations and customized images.

Stephen B. is a business management expert with advanced and specialized expertise involving small businesses, real estate, finance, banking and business career training. He is currently transitioning from an active business finance consulting career to a full-time business writing career. Steve is looking forward to helping clients inform and persuade their audience. He is willing and able to tackle whatever writing assignments come his way.

Highlights

Orders
23
Last Login
11/21/16
Samples
7

Stephen B's Grant/Proposal Product Experience

26 Projects Completed

Stephen B. has regularly helped businesses with the proposal writing process. In many situations he was responsible for writing the entire proposal. In a smaller number of cases, Steve was hired to train and facilitate company employees so that they could perform as much of the proposal writing as possible. This experience involved three different types of proposals as shown below:

(1) Solicited proposals based upon a formal Request for Proposal (RFP)

(2) Unsolicited proposals

(3) Business financing proposals from a company to one or more commercial lenders

Industry Projects

  • Business100+
  • Finance50+
  • Real Estate50+
  • Career20+
  • Banking20+

Summary of Industry Experience

Business

Paid consulting projects for Stephen B. typically involved specialized writing such as business proposals and training documentation. On a professional basis Steve has also spent thousands of hours over the years maintaining several business websites and writing financial articles and business blogs. He has both broad and deep industry experience that involves the military, business consulting, agriculture, banking, real estate, securities, insurance, mortgage companies, government consulting, and housing.

Finance

Paid finance consulting projects for Stephen B. typically involved specialized writing such as financial training documentation and business proposals in support of business financing. On a professional basis he has also spent thousands of hours during his lengthy career writing financial articles and blogs while maintaining several business finance websites. Steve has extensive and varied financial industry experience that involves banking, securities, nonprofit organizations, consulting, insurance, real estate, government agencies, and mortgage companies.

Real Estate

Paid real estate consulting projects for Stephen B. typically involved specialized writing such as real estate financing proposals. On a professional basis Steve has also spent thousands of hours during his lengthy career writing real estate articles while maintaining several real estate finance websites and blogs. He has extensive real estate experience that involves development partnerships, banking, nonprofit organizations, mortgage companies, securities firms, consulting, and government agencies. Stephen obtained his MBA in Management and Real Estate Finance from UCLA. He was previously licensed as a Real Estate Broker in California and has completed several advanced training courses with the Society of Real Estate Appraisers.

Career

Paid career training projects for Stephen B. typically involved specialized training and writing such as training documentation. On a professional basis Steve has spent thousands of hours during his lengthy career writing financial and business career development articles while maintaining several business websites and blogs. He has extensive career planning and training experience that involves preparing individuals to serve in small business finance consulting positions. At an early point in his professional career, Stephen taught adult classes in the San Diego Community College District. Steve currently focuses most of his career education efforts in a specialized career training program that he provides for military personnel as they transition from military service to small business careers.

Banking

Paid bank consulting projects for Stephen B. typically involved business finance negotiating with bankers and specialized writing such as commercial loan proposals on behalf of small businesses. On a professional basis Steve has also spent thousands of hours during his lengthy career writing banking articles while maintaining several commercial bank finance websites and blogs. He has extensive banking experience that involves investment banking, nonprofit organizations, mortgage banking, securities firms, and financial consulting. Stephen obtained his MBA in Management and Real Estate Finance from UCLA.

Product Projects

  • Grant/Proposal20+

Summary of Product Experience

Grant/Proposal

Stephen B. has regularly helped businesses with the proposal writing process. In many situations he was responsible for writing the entire proposal. In a smaller number of cases, Steve was hired to train and facilitate company employees so that they could perform as much of the proposal writing as possible. This experience involved three different types of proposals as shown below:

(1) Solicited proposals based upon a formal Request for Proposal (RFP)

(2) Unsolicited proposals

(3) Business financing proposals from a company to one or more commercial lenders

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