Steve Ferman, President of 4 Pillar Coach, was recently interviewed by Go Solo where he discusses his background and how he helps businesses reach their goals using the Scaling Up Process.
Go Solo is a series of stories about entrepreneurs published by Subkit. Subkit helps regular everyday people to start their own profitable business ventures. Starting with concept ideation, through to sustainable growth, Subkit is the one-stop-shop for solopreneurs looking to expand their knowledge and learn how to build, run and grow a business.
4 Pillar Coach works with business leaders, helping them to successfully grow their companies by focusing on four critical areas: people, strategy, execution, and cash. Founded by Verne Harnish, author of Scaling Up, Scaling Up Coaches boasts of more than 150 certified coaches in 20+ countries.
A serial entrepreneur, certified Scaling Up coach, and U.S. Marine, Steve Ferman has started and sold six technology companies over his 40-year career. Two notable companies that Ferman has built and sold include Compunite Computers and Cloud Nation. In addition to being the Founder of 4 Pillar Coach, LLC, Ferman is currently the CEO of eTegrity, which offers Virtual CIO and related services. From 1998-2015, Ferman was in the Strategic Coach Master’s Program for Entrepreneurs. Considered one of the original tech pioneers and cloud innovators, Ferman helped businesses migrate to online data backup and The Cloud. Ferman was named to the MSP Mentor Top 100 MSP’s and Top 250 People in managed IT services. He is on the Executive Board of EO New Jersey - an organization focused on helping entrepreneurs achieve full potential in business and personal lives. In 2021, Ferman was recognized as the 2020 Marine of the Year by the Robert J Slattery Detachment in Whippany, New Jersey.