Bachelor's Degree, Business/Managerial Economics @
University of California, Santa Barbara
Steve Calderon has years of finance, accounting and administrative experience in the media and entertainment industry. This experience has encompassed the areas of intellectual property creation, development and production/distribution through the various mediums of film, television, home entertainment and digital/online. He has experience raising equity, issuing debt instruments, and has worked on IPOs. He has negotiated, secured
Steve Calderon has years of finance, accounting and administrative experience in the media and entertainment industry. This experience has encompassed the areas of intellectual property creation, development and production/distribution through the various mediums of film, television, home entertainment and digital/online. He has experience raising equity, issuing debt instruments, and has worked on IPOs. He has negotiated, secured and managed many credit facilities Steve is able to lead and operate successfully with large teams and has also operated as a one man team.
Past employers include Method Studios of Ascent Media, The Firm/Artists Management Group, Broadband Sports.com, Allied Communications Inc (now Fremantle) of Pearson Television, Embassy Home Entertainment, Televix Entertainment & Orion Pictures Corporation.
Controller @ Manage the finance and accounting function for this full service visual effects company. Clients include Game of Thrones, Teen Wolf, From Dusk Till Dawn, NCIS among others. From April 2014 to Present (1 year 9 months) Controller/VP Finance @ Manage the finance, accounting and administrative functions for this women's lifestyle publishing network with 12 sites in cooking, health, fitness, fashion, weddings, book clubs, and others. All of our content is original, including our library of hundreds of high quality short form videos, many shot in our own production studios. Monthly our sites generate nearly 500M graphical display impressions and nearly 40M video ad impressions. From May 2013 to April 2014 (1 year) CFO/Controller @ Responsible for the finance, accounting and IT functions for ALPFA National & the ALPFA Institute. This organization has over 22,000 members with over forty U.S. professional chapters, over 100 student chapters, an annual national convention with 3,000 plus attendees and a thought leadership Institute based at the University of Arkansas' Sam Walton College of Business. Virtually all funding secured through large corporations fulfilling diversity needs. Was instrumental in the creation, development, launching and management of the ALPFA Institute which provided the organization with a new business segment. From April 2010 to May 2013 (3 years 2 months) Controller/Director of Finance @ Managed the finance, accounting and administrative functions for this visual effects company. Method Los Angeles, New York and London provides full service post-production solutions for feature films, television and commercials. Strategically reduced fixed cost structure, utilized variable costs as demand dictated and also switched production technology to cheaper, more open systems. Replaced older, leased equipment with more efficient newer equipment. All actions led to increased EBITDA (earnings before interest, depreciation and amortization) for parent Ascent Media. From May 2009 to April 2010 (1 year) Controller/VP of Finance @ Managed the finance & accounting functions for this producer of series television, feature film content and talent career management company. Talent management divisions included feature film actors, television actors, music performers and writers, film and television producers and directors, literary authors, screenwriters and corporate advisory services. Provided the financial reporting and management to support organizational decision making and segment profitability. Managed deals with U.S. network television stations, U.S. studios and production companies. Helped raise fifteen million dollars in a private equity sale. From October 2000 to May 2009 (8 years 8 months) Controller @ Managed the accounting and finance functions for this online sports content company. Company provided online team specific sports reporting through a network of U.S. sports beat writers and managed the online branding and memorabilia sales strategies through e-commerce solutions for top-tier professional athletes. Also a leader in fantasy sports league management. Divisions included AthletesDirect.com, ProSportsExchange.com and RotoNews.com. Managed deals with AOL, Yahoo, DoubleClick, Dallas Cowboys among others. Helped raised over forty million dollars in equity sales. From November 1998 to October 2000 (2 years) Controller @ Managed the accounting function for this global creator and distributor of television long-form content. Television long-form content produced for initial U.S. network airing and then syndicated across U.S. on cleared television stations and sold the associated ratings & demographic valued advertising spots. Distributed internationally through territorial output deals. Secured a fifteen million dollar revolving credit line and managed it. Assisted in selling Company for forty million dollars and retained post due diligence. From May 1993 to November 1998 (5 years 7 months)
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Accounting and Finance @ National UniversityBachelor's Degree, Business/Managerial Economics @ University of California, Santa Barbara Steve Calderon is skilled in: Accounting, Financial Reporting, Financial Analysis, Budgets, Internal Controls, Finance, Management, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Leadership, Entertainment, Investments, Microsoft Office, Wealth Management
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