Steve SmithSteve is an experienced management, marketing and operations professional with 30 years in business. Five years ago, he founded GrowthSource Coaching, his lifelong passion.

In 2008, Steve left behind a successful career in the consumer products industry and began coaching. His vision is to transform committed business professionals into confident, decisive world class success stories. He’s worked with over 300 companies worldwide as a result. His specialties include helping business owners, executives and entrepreneurs master the art of managing for growth; creating impactful, sustainable marketing strategies and tuning up business operations and organizations.

Steve’s best clients are healthcare professionals, professional service firms, IT/Tech companies, building trades, business service companies and manufacturing and logistics.

Steve grew up on the east coast, married his college sweetheart, had 2 great children and ultimately moved to California where he has lived for 21 years.

In his spare time Steve likes motorcycle riding, blogging and visiting his new grandchild in Portland.
Steve’s motto is: Treat others fairly, never lose your cool and leave every encounter better for the person you meet.




  • Management techniques
  • Marketing for the small business owner
  • Organizational tune-ups
  • Executive leadership

Industry Niches

  • Professional Services (law firms, CPAs, etc)
  • Technical/ IT (computer, architect, engineer, IT consulting)
  • Building Trades
  • Specialty manufacturing
  • Logistics/ distribution
  • Business services (book keeping, consulting, printing, etc)

Peer Groups

  • Solo operators (lawyers, medical, financial)
  • Small business owners (staff, facilities, multiple locations)
  • Executives (VPs, Dirs, GMs of larger companies)