steve smallman

founding partner & chief strategist

When he co-founded Fifteen4, Steve Smallman envisioned a company that would love its employees and take amazing care of its clients. Nearly twenty years later, he continues to invest his time as Chief Strategist bringing that vision to life. In addition to listening carefully to the complex needs of the brands we serve, Steve keeps our teams in their lanes and speeding forward.

As a trusted advisor to major brands, Steve leads the strategy and positioning exercises for our clients, helping them navigate critical moments in their growth.

Besides serving on a couple of non-profit boards, Steve hangs out with his wife of 39 years, plays the piano, and keeps up with friends. He and Mary have two sons, two daughters-in-law and four hilarious grandkids.