Steven Catapano, Chief Operating Officer

Steven Catapano has over 25 years experience in the financial and accounting industries. As COO of Harbor Lights Financial Group, Inc., Steven has oversight for the management of the all day-to-day operations for the firm. In this role, he works closely with the firm’s three partners in strategic planning and has responsibility for the establishment of all policies and procedures for the effective recording, analyzing, and reporting of all financial matters of the organization. His areas of expertise include growth strategy initiatives, project management, human resources management, budgeting, tax planning, financial reporting and business analysis.

Before joining Harbor Lights Financial Group, Inc., in 2002, he served as Chief Financial Officer of a regional specialty construction company with annual sales in excess of $12 million dollars. In this position, he was responsible for overall management and in particular, providing leadership for the company’s strategic direction and market penetration.

Prior to that, he served as Financial Controller for Lions Head Holding Corporation, a subsidiary of NRDC Corp, with oversight of the financial management of the company’s $51 million dollar residential housing project.

Steven attended College of Emporia, with additional studies at Villanova University Alliance completing his Six Sigma Green Belt in the Financial Services program. He is a member of the National Associationof Tax Professionals and holds a Series 7 registration.