Steve Ward, JD

Director of Finance and Contracts

Steve Ward has experience in law, accounting, and finance. Steve is a graduate of the University of Santa Clara and attended Loyola University of Chicago’s Rome Center and Magdalen College, Oxford University. After attending the University of Santa Clara School of Law, Mr. Ward joined KPMG CPA as an Accountant. He then practiced law, serving the needs of small to medium-sized businesses and nonprofit organizations with both business and tax advice. As Founder and CEO/CFO of Arcas Capital LLC, he specialized in the financing and investment needs of small to medium-sized businesses and their owners and served on the boards of several corporations and foundations.

Steve joins the Alder team as Director of Finance and Contracts to help the school manage its financial operations and serve the needs of the residents.

A third-generation Californian, Steve is an avid skier and hiker and enjoys the great outdoors.