Steve Riordan


Steve has dedicated his entire 30-year career to serving retailers and their suppliers, first as a retail executive and more recently as a partner and practice leader for several prominent consulting firms.

Steve Riordan, Partner | Kalypso
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Prior to joining Kalypso, Steve served as the global managing director for business analytics and advisory services for PRGX, where he built a business serving prominent retailers and consumer goods clients in fact-based analytics, merchandising, sourcing and procurement. Earlier in his career, Steve served as a partner and retail/consumer goods industry practice leader for both A.T. Kearney and Deloitte Consulting.

Prior to his career in consulting, Steve held merchandising positions with Federated Department Stores (Sanger Harris division) and Pier 1 Imports.

As a consultant, Steve has served clients across the entire range of retail industry sectors - from grocery, consumer electronics, apparel and footwear, to food and beverage, wholesale distribution, and private equity firms.

Steve received an MBA in Finance and a BS in Marketing and Advertising from Indiana University.

Current Projects

Steve serves as the Retail, Footwear and Apparel practice lead for Kalypso. He joined Kalypso to help the firm scale up its capabilities to serve a broad range of traditional and non-traditional retailers, building on the firm’s portfolio of experiences and capabilities across numerous industries.

Outside of Kalypso

Steve serves on the board of advisors and has previously served on the board of directors for Boys Hope/Girls Hope of San Francisco. In addition, Steve is active in local youth soccer, having served as a select soccer coach, league age group director and member of the board of directors. Steve, his wife, four daughters, son, horse, dog and bearded dragon all live in Southlake, Texas.


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