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Steve Backers, MBA

Adjunct, Business


  • B.S.C in Finance 1984 Santa Clara University

  • M.B.A. 1988 Santa Clara University


Steve spent 25+ years in Finance, Human Resources, and Operations at Intel Corporation in Santa Clara and Folsom, CA. While at Intel, he was the recipient of numerous recognition awards, was interviewed by Fast Company, and co-authored an article for Talent Management Magazine. In 2011, he left Intel to help launch Care Innovations, a health technology start-up where he held the positions of Human Resources Director, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Operating Officer. After his technology career, Steve entered the non-profit sector as Chief Operating Officer for Saint John’s Program for Real Change in Sacramento. In addition to teaching at William Jessup, Steve works as an independent consultant focused on Talent and Organizational Performance, and is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). In the community, Steve serves as Chairman of the Board for an area non-profit, Hands4Hope – Youth Making a Difference, an organization whose mission is to inspire and empower youth in leadership and service.


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