Steve Beck joined Northwestern University in 1992 as Vice President of Administration and Finance for Northwestern Technologies Group (NTG). In that capacity, he effectively functioned as NTG's chief financial officer with responsibility for all financial and administrative activities of NTG.
Prior to joining NTG, he spent most of his professional career with the A.C. Nielsen Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Dun & Bradstreet Company. Starting in the corporate financial department of Nielsen in 1977, Steve advanced through a series of promotions to become the company's Assistant Controller and later Vice President and Director of Finance for the Media Research Division (better known as the "Nielsen Ratings"). Steve earned an Accounting degree from the University of Wisconsin and an MBA in Finance and Accounting from the University of Chicago.
Last Updated: 17 January 2017