Steve Roberts serves as executive vice president, global operations officer for PRA Group, where he is responsible for leading the company’s operations around the world. Prior to this role, Roberts was responsible for PRA Group’s global strategy and business development. He also directed the company’s Claims Compensation Bureau. He joined PRA Group in 2012 as president of business and government services, and was appointed to his current role in 2015. Roberts has more than 25 years of experience in marketing, operations, global manufacturing, and commercial banking. In 2006, he launched ShopText, a pay-for-performance mobile marketing and loyalty platform for Fortune 500 consumer packaged goods companies, media companies, and retailers. Roberts also served as chief operating officer of McCann Erickson’s direct marketing unit at Interpublic, as well as chief financial officer of its diversified marketing services units. Previously, Roberts was chief financial officer of Modem Media, later acquired by Digitas, where he led the company’s IPO in 1999. At United Technologies, Roberts held P&L responsibilities at Otis Elevator and Carrier Air Conditioning in Asia and the U.S. He has an M.B.A. from The University of Chicago and a B.A. from Middlebury College.