Alumni Association

Steven R. Cotner, Director

Corporate Intelligence Consultants

Steve Cotner

Steve Cotner is the President of Corporate Intelligence Consultants. His responsibilities include investigations for corporate clients and attorneys, pre-employment screening and security management. He founded Corporate Intelligence Consultants in 1977 after serving in law enforcement as an undercover narcotics investigator. Steve received a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Bowling Green State University in 1977 and an associate degree in law enforcement from Owens Community College in 1975. In 2005, he was appointed by Governor Taft to serve on the Ohio Private Investigation and Security Services Commission and was also chosen to chair the Private Investigation Subcommittee. Steve is a current member and three-time chairman of the Toledo Chapter of the American Society for Industrial Security. He is also a member of the National Council of Investigation and Security Services and the Ohio Association of Security and Investigation Services. Steve serves on the Board of the Perrysburg YMCA and is a member of the Perrysburg Rotary Club and The University of Toledo's Center for Family Business. He enjoys traveling and fishing. Steve is married to Debby Peters.