Steve Stroker is Chief Executive Officer at Black Creek Capital Markets. In this role, Mr. Stroker oversees the firm’s capital raising efforts and strategy to better service financial advisors and expand distribution channels.
Mr. Stroker has more than 35 years of experience and prior to joining Black Creek in 2017 he served as Senior Partner with Red Rock Strategic Partners, a business strategy consulting firm for wealth managers, where he consulted with thousands of financial advisors and wealth management firms. Previously, Mr. Stroker served as a Regional Director at R.W. Baird, where he oversaw Baird’s wealth management offices in the Midwest and Rocky Mountains. Prior to Baird, Mr. Stroker spent over 25 years at Smith Barney and Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS), where he held a variety of positions including Head of Professional Development, Financial Advisor, Branch Manager, Complex Director and Regional Director. In these capacities, he worked with thousands of Morgan Stanley financial advisors in offices across the country.
Currently, Mr. Stroker serves on the board of directors for Western Golf Association. Additionally, he is a frequent speaker at industry conferences including Barron’s, Forbes/SHOOK and Partners Group. Mr. Stroker holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Finance from the University of Illinois and a Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.