About Mark Stewart

Mark Stewart

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

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.

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.

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Recent articles by Mark Stewart

How to Start a Hot Sauce Business

How to Start a Hot Sauce Business

Mark Stewart

Published on October 14, 2021

It’s almost impossible to go to a casual restaurant these days and not find a bottle of hot sauce sitting on the table. In recent years, we…

How to Start a Furniture Store

How to Start a Furniture Store

Mark Stewart

Published on October 7, 2021

Everybody needs furniture, which is why it’s a $250 billion industry in the US alone. With a bit of investment, you could set up your own furniture…

How to Start a Skincare Business

How to Start a Skincare Business

Mark Stewart

Published on September 27, 2021

The $50 billion US beauty industry is bigger than ever and much of its growth can be attributed to indie brands. As customers become more mindful of…