Steve Matley has over 25 years of experience in leadership, management, business consulting and education. He has owned and managed multiple companies of his own, including Building Solid Foundations, LLC, a business management consulting and training firm where he currently serves as CEO, and DCM Group, Inc., a development, and construction management consulting firm. Previously, Steve held positions as a General Building Contractor, a Senior Project Manager for a top rated agency construction management firm and Vice-President of Land Acquisition and Forward Planning for a production homebuilder.
Recently, Steve led the creation and WASC accreditation process for the Associates of Science Degree program in Construction Management at San Joaquin Valley College where he has served as an instructor, Program Director and Student Dean. He also serves as an adjunct professor in the school of Engineering and Construction Management at California Baptist University (CBU) in Riverside, California and works as a program consultant for other colleges.
Steve currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the Building Industry Association of Southern California, Baldy View chapter and is President of the Inland Valley Business and Community Foundation (IVBCF), a 501c3 non-profit corporation dedicated to building the community by building local businesses. Active in Toastmasters for over eight years, Steve has enjoyed serving as a club officer, as well as competing in area, division and district speaking contests. Steve is a certified trainer for the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) / Homebuilder’s Institute University of Housing and a certified coach and coach trainer for the CBMC-LLI Leadership Coaching program.
Steve Matley earned his Master of Business Administration degree (MBA) from Chapman University, and his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from the University of La Verne. Steve has been designated as an expert witness in real estate, development and construction related litigation cases and participates as a both facilitator and speaker for educational seminars and workshops in the industry. He is the event moderator for all BuildLeaders.org Strategic Business Summits and serves as Master of Ceremony for many charity and community events including fashion shows, awards celebrations and fund raisers.