Paul Steffes P.E. is the CEO and chief innovation advisor for Steffes LLC, a North Dakota manufacturer of oilfield products, off-peak electric thermal storage (ETS) heating systems and contract products.
Paul is known for his innovation and entrepreneurial spirit which has won him many local and national awards including the Prairie Business Leaders & Legacies 2019 Top 10 Executives Award. Through his participation and support of various local organizations and economic development efforts, Paul has become a respected leader of his community.
Paul has an interesting story of entrepreneurism, company culture, reinvention and how Prairie Family Business and others has helped to engage the next generation and significantly increase the likelihood of successful succession.
Paul and Laurie have 3 children; Suzi, Kyle and Katie, who are all active owners and 2 of them are active in the business.