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Nicholas Emeritus Advisory Board

Steve Carter

Vice President Finance

Kleen Test Product Corp

Steve Carter is currently the Vice President of Finance at Kleen Test Products, one of the worlds largest full-service contract manufacturer and developer of consumer and institutional products. Before joining Kleen Test, Steve was the Vice President – Corporate Controller at SC Johnson & Son, Inc. SC Johnson, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of household cleaning products and products for home storage, air care and pest control. The company markets such well-known brands as Ziploc®, Off®, Raid®, Pledge®, Windex®, Scrubbing Bubbles®, Kiwi® and Glade®. Steve served as Corporate Controller since August 2008 and has been a member of the Finance organization at SC Johnson since 1995. Steve has held several other Finance positions of increasing responsibility at the company, including Finance Director – Canada, Finance Director – U.S. Product Supply, and Business Controller – U.S. Home Cleaning. Prior to joining SC Johnson, Steve was the CFO at Saranac Glove Company and served in various auditing roles at Arthur Andersen LLP.

Steve is a Certified Public Accountant. He has a master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is also a board member for the Racine Commercial Airport Corporation (Batten Field).

Steve currently lives in New Berlin with his wife, Denise, and has three children – Wes, Paige, and Abby.