Partner, VP of Finance and Development
Steve Kuhns is a Partner and the VP of finance and development with Essential Decisions, Inc. specializing in project development, financial analysis and strategy for senior living and health care providers.
Steve has approximately fifteen years of experience in the senior health care industry. Prior to joining EDI in May of 2015, Steve worked for the public accounting firm CliftonLarsonAllen LLP specializing in the senior living and health care industry. At CliftonLarsonAllen, Steve specialized in conducting feasibility studies, financial projections, and other consulting services for senior living and health care organizations. Steve has worked on numerous tax-exempt bond financings and bank financings. Steve has worked with a variety of health care clients including continuing care retirement communities (CCRC’s), independent senior housing providers, assisted living providers and nursing facilities. Steve also has ten years of management consulting experience working as a workforce analytics consultant where he developed financial models and benchmarking tools and participated as a financial expert in labor union negotiations and arbitrations across several industries.
Steve is an inactive certified public accountant and a member of the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Steve received his Bachelors degree in Accounting from the University of Minnesota Duluth.
Steve enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids, all sporting events and is an avid golfer.