Stephen Van Arsdell
Senior Advisor, Strategy
Stephen Van Arsdell is a Senior Advisor to the Chairman of RIDGE-LANE LP.
Mr. Van Arsdell was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Deloitte & Touche LLP, where he previously served executive roles as Vice-Chairman, Deputy Managing Partner and Chief Quality Officer of the firm. He has an ideal combination of client service, technical and team leadership skills. Steve served as an Advisory Partner to many of Deloitte's premier clients. He has career spanning four decades where he was the Lead Client Service Partner on some of Deloitte’s most high-profile clients across sectors, including aerospace & defense, manufacturing, financial services, consumer products and technology.
Mr. Van Arsdell served for the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) as a Member of the Technical Research Staff and as a Technical Assistant to the Board's Chairman. Mr. Van Arsdell is a Member of the Board of Directors of Deloitte LLP and Deloitte & Touche LLP. He is an Independent Board Director of First Midwest Bancorp and serves on the Audit Committee of Brown Brothers Harriman. He earned a Bachelor's degree and a Master's degree from the University of Illinois.