Steve Gagnier is currently working as a Controller for a FinTech startup, Climb Credit, Inc., and additionally has partnered with a group of advisors in raising capital for timberland investment and taking two unrelated companies public. He previously worked at Equilibrium Capital and GreenWood Resources, Inc., and brings significant experience in sustainability funds, including global timber investment funds. Prior to his work in sustainability, he worked in public accounting as an auditor. In addition to familiarity with WP’s past work in innovative, market-based conservation solutions, Steve brings significant experience in financial and legal due diligence, internal controls and financial processes, and risk management. He is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a B.B.A. in accounting and a Master of Professional Accountancy from Georgia State University. Also, his former rock band, Beyond Tomorrow, once opened for Bon Jovi.