Stephen is Co-Founder and serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Executive Officer of Explorys. Formed in partnership with Cleveland Clinic, Explorys addresses the national imperative to leverage electronic health records (EHR) for the improvement of medicine. Stephen has had a 25-year career in founding, investing in and building technology companies. He is recognized for his focus in data mining and business intelligence related ventures. Most recently he served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO of Everstream, the company he founded in 1999 which was sold to Concurrent [NASDAQ: CCUR] in 2005. In 1985, Stephen founded McHale and Associates, Inc., a USConnect regional office, where he served as Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO. He was a founding investor and served on the Board of Directors and as CEO of USConnect, an international systems integrator. USConnect generated aggregate revenues of $150 million
until its sale to IKON Office Systems [NYSE: IKN] in 1997. Stephen is also Managing Director of 23Bell LLC Investments and an active Advisory Board Member to Genesis Inventions.
Stephen serves on the Board of Directors for the Center for Families and Children, a non-profit organization that makes success possible for people in Northeast Ohio’s most challenged communities. Stephen serves on the investment screening committee for the North Coast Angel Fund. He is also an active member of the Entrepreneurs Organization and Kent State University’s Health Informatics Advisory Council.