Director BBRT North America
Steve Player serves as the North American Program Director for the Beyond Budgeting Round Table and is the CEO of The Player Group, a Dallas, Texas based consulting firm. Steve is a licensed CPA and has previously worked as Managing Partner of Arthur Andersen’s Advanced Cost Management Group, as well as, President of the Consortium for Advanced Manufacturing-International (CAM-I). He also founded and manages the Activity-Based Management Advanced Implementation Group (ABM-AIG) whose members include: Coca-Cola North America; Sprint; Harley-Davidson Motor Company and Discover Financial Services. Steve is the co-author/editor of four books on Activity-Based Management, including “Lessons from the ABM Battlefield”. He has been featured in publications such as The Harvard Business Review, Business Finance, the Sloan Management Review and the Dallas Morning News’ Business Section. Steve also regularly publishes case studies which document the successful implementation of the beyond budgeting principles by member organizations.