Steve Olson – CSAM


Industry Specialization

  • Retail Finance
  • Retail Accounting
  • Retail Tax
  • Retail Internal Audit
  • Retail Treasury

“My mission is to be recognized as the premiere resource partner in delivering the highest caliber finance, accounting, tax and audit talent and to fill key positions critical to my retail clients’ short and long term success.”

Bachelor of Arts, Mathematics
Bachelor of Arts, Economics
The University of Vermont


Steve has been with Retail Search Group, a PrincetonOne Company, since 2001 and has developed a network of retail finance, accounting, tax, treasury and audit professionals that is second to none. The mutual respect he has earned from both retail clients and candidates has allowed Steve to quickly identify the impact players necessary for his clients to not only reach, but surpass their goals and objectives. He also offers his candidates opportunities with world class companies that truly leverage their careers. Prior to being at Retail Search Group Steve spent 18 years in operations and retail finance at both corporate and store levels.


Steve is a perennial President’s Club Award winner; this places him among the top elite recruiters worldwide, with total billings in excess of $5,500,000. In 2013 Steve was ranked in the top 3% of recruiters worldwide. In 2007, he was the #1 Retail Specialty recruiter worldwide and was selected to speak at the MRINetwork’s Western regional “Superstars Panel” session on best practices.

As a business leader Steve was the first Store Manager in Fleetwood Corporation to win the CSI Award (92% or higher customer satisfaction rating) at three different stores, in three different years.

Steve was recognized for completing industry certification as a Certified Senior Account Manager (CSAM) in 2006. This certification represents a total commitment to professionalism in the industry and requires several years of experience combined with a demonstrated knowledge of applicable laws, industry best practices and executive search methodology.


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