Steve Poppen

Executive VP & CFO
Minnesota Vikings & MV Eagan Ventures


Currently entering his 21st season with the Vikings in 2019, Steve Poppen serves as the team’s Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer. In his role, Poppen is responsible for all financial aspects of the team, including business planning, budgeting, day-to-day financial and administrative operations, human resources, facilities, and the project financing and operations of both U.S. Bank Stadium and Twin Cities Orthopedics Performance Center. A native of Watertown, SD, Poppen spent eight years as a Certified Public Accountant in the business assurance group of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in Kansas City before joining the Vikings. Poppen received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Evangel University in Springfield, MO, in 1991. Poppen is an active member of his community and either serves or has served on several boards and committees that have missions that are in alignment with his values and interests. Poppen and his wife, Christy, who holds a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Evangel, have four children – Natalie, Andrew, Nathan and Avery. The Poppen family resides in Chanhassen.


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