Our Executives

Steve Fruitman

Steve Fruitman

Partner

PROFESSIONAL EXPERTISE

Steve has over 20 years of experience in finance, contract management, accounting, and project management. Steve specializes in software configuration, training, and deployment and has extensive industry experience aerospace and defense, systems integration, architecture, engineering, manufacturing, utilities, and non-profit firms. His experience allows him to provide customers with software-based solutions for these verticals using his advanced skills with relational databases, enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, and business intelligence/decision support solutions.

Steve is the founding member, an integral part of Kinetek's service delivery, of its business development and operations teams. His diverse background, functional experience, and best business practice approach allows him to provide expert advice in the areas of project management, accounting and finance configuration, and information extraction/dissemination for sophisticated and complex implementations. Steve has implemented companies with revenue ranging from $50 million to $2 billion dollars.

Prior to joining Kinetek, Steve worked with the FMC, Inc (now BAE), to implement several Deltek System 1 packages to support the Defense Systems Group's service divisions and consolidated group. This entity generated annual sales of $1 billion. Employment with FMC, Inc. exposed Steve to in-depth accounting and indirect rate submissions, project management, government compliance, business development, and financial analysis.

Most recently, he held positions ranging from Consultant to Director Western Region for Deltek Systems, Inc. in Herndon, Virginia . At Deltek, Steve spent much of his career providing consulting solutions to customers, with care to manage projects for timeliness, budgets, and resources to meet their requirements. As the Regional Director for Deltek’s Western region, Steve managed a team that was responsible for client relations, consulting, and sales, achieving the prestigious “Region of the Year Crystal Award”.

Steve graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.