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Mark Stewart

Mark Stewart

Mark Stewart

Expertise

Business tax accounting, Business financial strategy, Business management, Financial media and marketing

Currently

In-house CPA

Education

Master of Business Administration (MBA), ESADE Ph.D., Harvard Business School

Mark Stewart is the in-house Certified Public Accountant for Step By Step Business and an accomplished author and financial media specialist.

Education

Mark earned his Master of Business Administration (MBA) from ESADE and his Ph.D from Harvard Business School and has been a CPA for over 30 years.

Experience

Mark is a certified public accountant (CPA) with over 20 years of experience in business tax accounting, and strategic financial planning. He has served in management and advisory roles for domestic and international companies, building financial plans designed to support rapid growth strategies. He is also an expert in financial media and marketing.

He began his career in financial media as a personal finance editor at Investopedia. He then became a Senior Editor and Senior Producer at Investopedia, overseeing all live-action video content, including branded video series, educational content, and sit-down profiles of the biggest names in business, tech, and finance. In 2017, his video work won the Gramercy Institute Financial Content Marketing Awards.

Mark held leadership roles in financial media sales as SVP Sales at Seeking Alpha, Executive Director at The Wall Street Digital, and Sales Director at MarketWatch.

Mark sits on the Executive Board of Directors for the Financial Communications Society.

In his current role with Step By Step Business, a company focused on helping aspiring entrepreneurs, he has been entrusted with developing compliance programs and quality control policies to ensure the highest level of quality in both the customer and employee experience.

Recent articles

Tips for Effective Equity Management from Eqvista’s Founder

Tips for Effective Equity Management from Eqvista’s Founder

Mark Stewart

Published on February 19, 2024

In this interview, we explore the world of Eqvista through the eyes of its founder, Tomas Milar. Discover how Milar’s desire to streamlineequi ...

Stephanie Kochis’ Tips for Efficient Bookkeeping

Stephanie Kochis’ Tips for Efficient Bookkeeping

Mark Stewart

Published on February 2, 2024

Join us in a conversation with Stephanie Kochis, the owner of Savvy Steward Financial Services. Stephanie stands at the forefront of transformingboo ...

Breaking the Mold in Private Equity with Kelly Ann Winget

Breaking the Mold in Private Equity with Kelly Ann Winget

Mark Stewart

Published on January 23, 2024

In this interview, Kelly Ann Winget, the dynamic founder of Alternative Wealth Partners (AWP) based in Dallas, shares her unique perspective andexpe ...

Small Business Finance Tips from CEO Thomas Carton

Small Business Finance Tips from CEO Thomas Carton

Mark Stewart

Published on January 12, 2024

Today, we sat down with Thomas Carton, the CEO of Vertices, a firm specializing in accounting, tax, and business financial strategy. With a strongco ...

The Financial Blueprint for Online Business Success by Alan Chen

The Financial Blueprint for Online Business Success by Alan Chen

Mark Stewart

Published on December 26, 2023

In this interview with Alan Chen, the CEO of FreeCashFlow.io, a leading agency specializing in e-commerce and online business accounting andbookkeep ...

Carl Gärdsell on Mastering Cryptocurrency Taxation with Divly

Carl Gärdsell on Mastering Cryptocurrency Taxation with Divly

Mark Stewart

Published on December 20, 2023

In an interview with Carl Gärdsell, CEO and founder of Divly, we take a peak into the world of cryptocurrency taxation. Gärdsell shares the unique ...

10 Best Small Business Loans

10 Best Small Business Loans

Mark Stewart

Published on October 30, 2023

Surprisingly, 50% of small businesses encounter financial hurdles in their first five years. Finding the right loan can be a lifeline, steering your ...

How to Start a Mortgage Brokerage

How to Start a Mortgage Brokerage

Mark Stewart

Published on May 27, 2022

Almost everyone who purchases a home gets a mortgage loan. Mortgage brokers facilitate these loans by serving as a go-between and negotiatingfavorab ...

Idaho Sales Tax Calculator

Idaho Sales Tax Calculator

Mark Stewart

Published on May 3, 2022

If your business sells physical products or certain types of services, you will need to collect and pay sales tax. In Idaho, the first step isvisiti ...