Professional Summary

With 8 years of experience working with SAS solutions, Stephen is the Director of Financial Solutions at Zencos Consulting, based in Cary, North Carolina. He leads a consulting practice focused specifically on the banking and financial services sector. Stephen develops solutions around fraud, financial crime, and compliance, as well as data integration, data architecture design, ETL processing, OLAP technology, system architecture, BI dashboards, reporting and analytics.

Career Highlights

  • End-to-end expertise installing, configuring, implementing, and maintaining SAS Enterprise BI, Data Integration, and Visual Analytics reporting solutions as well as the industry-specific SAS Financial Crime Suite including Anti-Money Laundering and Enterprise Case Management solutions
  • Combined expertise in the development of effective data infrastructure, ETL processing, data warehouse, data modeling, and business intelligence reporting and dashboards
  • Combined experiences both on the technical side and business side of information technology and software design
  • Received Best Contributed Paper Award in the Applied Business Intelligence section three consecutive years at SAS Global Forum 2011, 2012, and 2013
  • Developed information systems and software solutions with multiple banks ranked in the top 50 in terms of assets greater than $10 billion
  • Developed a robust financial crime reporting solution in both SAS Enterprise BI and SAS Visual Analytics centered around the SAS Financial Crime Suite


  • SAS Financial Crime Suite including SAS Anti-Money Laundering and SAS Enterprise Case Management
  • SAS Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing Solutions
  • Data Modeling
  • OLAP Technology
  • ETL Processing
  • SAS System Archiecture and Design
  • Certified SAS BI Content Developer
  • Certified SAS Platform Administrator
  • Certified SAS Visual Business Analyst
  • Certified Six Sigma Black Belt
  • Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS)
  • North Carolina EIT Licensing


  • Telecommunications
  • Utilities
  • Financial Services
  • Financial Crime
  • Banking

SAS Community Involvement

  • SAS Global Forum 2017 (Invited Speaker)
  • SAS Global Forum 2016 (Invited Speaker)
  • SAS Global Forum 2015 (Code Doctor)
  • SAS Global Forum 2014 (Invited Speaker, Content Advisory Team)
  • Western Users of SAS Software 2013 (Invited Speaker, Code Doctor)
  • SAS Global Forum 2013 (Speaker, Code Doctor, Best Contributed Paper - Business Intelligence)
  • Western Users of SAS Software 2012 (Invited Speaker, Code Doctor)
  • Southeast SAS Users Group 2012 (Speaker)
  • SAS Global Forum 2012 (Speaker, Best Contributed Paper - Business Intelligence)
  • SAS Global Forum 2011 (Speaker, Best Contributed Paper - Business Intelligence)
  • Banking 5-50 User Group Steering Committee
  • IFSUG Steering Committee