Steve J. Gustafson, CPA



Steve joined SFW Partners in 2019 to support the growth in the firm’s assurance and tax departments. Steve has experience in public accounting, in both assurance as well as tax services. He has worked with a wide-range of companies in many industries including distribution, construction, real estate, service, and manufacturing.
Prior to joining SFW Partners, Steve served as managing director of Visionary Business Transitions, LLC, a boutique sell-side mergers and acquisition firm. Prior to co-founding Visionary Business Transitions, LLC, Steve led the assurance services practice at Abeles & Hoffman, a full-service CPA firm located in St. Louis. In addition, he has served as an adjunct professor at Missouri Baptist University teaching both audit and tax classes.

Steve earned both Bachelor and Master degrees in Accountancy from the University of North Dakota. He has also earned a Master of Taxation degree from Golden Gate University.

He is a member of the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

In addition, Steve also volunteers time serving as Treasurer for RalphCares, a not-for-profit organization committed to improving the lives of children in the Greater St. Louis community.