Steve Gardner is President and Executive Director of Clarifi. As President and Executive Director, Steve oversees the implementation of agency programs and strategic planning to ensure that Clarifi successfully fulfills its mission. Steve also oversees fundraising, marketing, and the advancement of Clarifi’s image in the organization’s footprint through marketing, outreach and media initiatives. He works directly with the Board of Directors on agency oversight and the Senior Management Team to run daily operations.
Prior to joining Clarifi, Steve spent 40 years at Deloitte & Touche LLP. Steve was an audit partner for 29 years and the Philadelphia office leader in the financial services group, serving primarily commercial and community banks, leasing, mortgage banking and specialty financing companies.
He currently serves on the Boards of Lasalle College High School and the Whitemarsh Foundation. During his career, Steve has served on numerous Philadelphia area civic and community organizations such as; Chestnut Hill College, American Lung Association and the Variety Club of Philadelphia.