Mathews will drive strategic financial leadership as the company continues its national expansion.


LADERA RANCH, Calif. – September 14, 2021 – ALKEME, one of the nation’s top retail insurance platforms, is pleased to announce that Steve Mathews has joined the ALKEME leadership team as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Mr. Mathews comes to ALKEME with over 20 years of experience in financial and operational management with companies such as Goldman Sachs, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Guy Carpenter.

“Steve is a leader in financial management. This, when combined with his vast experience in the insurance and financial industries, makes him a perfect fit for ALKEME,” said Curtis Barton, CEO of ALKEME. “He understands the complexities of Insurance and finance and will be instrumental in scaling ALKEME’s aggressive growth into 2021.”

Mathews will oversee a finance team that will collectively manage ALKEME’s finances, regulatory relations, investor relations, financial reporting, and M&A.

“I am thrilled to be joining the ALKEME family and admire the amazing job the team has done to position ALKEME as a growth-oriented insurance agency,” said Mathews. “Throughout my career, I’ve gained experience in different industries across all insurance and financial disciplines, and I’m looking forward to bringing this to ALKEME.”

Mathews received his bachelor’s degree in Public Accounting from Fordham University, and his MBA from Columbia University.

ALKEME helps insurance brokerages realize sustainable growth and success through the creative use of innovation, shared services, consultation, and marketing. Our proven methodology, unmatched expertise, and externally validated results have quickly propelled us into the top-100 privately held insurance agencies in the US. Partners across the country rely on ALKEME’s proven platform coupled with experience, resources, and long-term perspective to help them realize sustainable growth and success in a rapidly modernizing insurance world. Based in Ladera Ranch, CA, and backed by GCP Capital Partners, ALKEME serves thousands of clients with a wide range of offerings including P&C, Benefits, Surety, Risk and Wealth Management.