Steve Roth has been the CFO of The Townsend Hotel since September 1999. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from Auburn University in 1990, Steve earned his CPA certificate and spent 9 years in public accounting before joining The Townsend. Steve started his public accounting career in a small accounting firm outside Atlanta, Georgia. After 4 years, Steve moved his family to Michigan and started working for the large local firm of Kleiman, Carney & Greenbaum. The Townsend Hotel became Steve’s client at KCG, and for three years he handled special projects for the hotel’s owners and prepared all of the entities tax returns.
Steve manages all aspects of the financial side of the hotel’s operation. These duties include financial reporting, budgeting, cash management, financial analysis, labor/expense controls, contract negotiations, cash collection and cash disbursement.
In addition to the financial aspects, Steve also oversees the IT functionality of the hotel. This includes ensuring that the hotel’s PMS, POS, Website, Delphi and Office programs are supported and updated. Steve also maintains the hotel’s network, servers and hardware to ensure optimum operational output.
Finally, Steve is a key element of the hotel’s executive management team that provides leadership, direction and business strategies for the hotel, owners and its employees.
When Steve is not working, he is actively involved in the Canton Soccer Club. Steve is currently
the Treasurer of the Canton Cup, a soccer tournament that hosts over 700 soccer teams over
the Memorial Day weekend. He enjoys coaching his two sons’ soccer teams, skiing during the
winter months and boating during the summer.