Steve Cates is an experienced accounting professional who brings proven expertise in the oversight of corporate accounting functions including consolidations, internal and external reporting, general ledger accounting, operations accounting and technical accounting research. Prior to joining Caliber, Mr. Cates served as Senior Director and Assistant Corporate Controller at American Midstream LLC, where he managed the SEC reporting functions of the organization, assisted in various security offerings, oversaw the technical and operational accounting functions of the organization, and helped in the accounting for and integration of, acquired businesses. Previously, Mr. Cates served as Director of External Reporting for Newmont Mining where he oversaw the global accounting functions related to consolidations, internal and external reporting, and technical accounting.
Mr. Cates began his career with KPMG LLP, holding various positions and serving clients in the energy industry, where he primarily focused on financial statement analysis, executing audits on financial statements of public and private entities and the review of SEC filings including debt and equity offerings.
Mr. Cates holds a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Redlands and is a certified CPA, licensed in Colorado.