Steven D. Stern
Information Technology That Creates Value
STRATEGIC – BUSINESS DRIVEN – HANDS-ON
I build websites using on the WordPress platform. I build functional websites that YOU can manage yourself going forward. You also get the benefit of my background as an IT executive. I can advise you on software selection, hardware, SEO, email integration, and more. I’m not some kid new to this who will recommend the newest, shiniest thing; I’m an experienced IT professional who strives to understand your business needs. With my What A Great Website partners, we build beautiful, functional, and effective websites.
WHAT A GREAT WEBSITE, 2014-present
What A Great Website builds marketing-driven websites that get visitors to linger and look around — great sites that convert visitors to customers.
STERN DATA SOLUTIONS, 2002-present
CCIM Institute, 2004-2009
Chief Technology Officer
The CCIM Institute is an association of commercial real estate professionals.
THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, Booth School of Business, 1995-2002
Executive Director of Computing Services (CIO)
JMB REALTY CORPORATION, Chicago, IL 1979-1995
Vice President, Information Services, 1988-1995
Manager of Computer Services, 1981-1988
Technical Writer, 1979-1981
Ph.D., M.S. Experimental Psychology Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
B.A., Mathematics and Psychology Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa
Negotiation and Strategy, Management Accounting Executive Education at The University of Chicago Graduate School of Business
Introduction to Commercial Investment Real Estate Analysis, CI 101 – Financial Analysis for Commercial Investment Real Estate, CI 102- Market Analysis for Commercial Investment Real Estate CCIM Institute
Board of Directors, Executive Network Group of Greater Chicago, 2003-2005