Steve is a native of Spokane and graduated from Eastern Washington University with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration. He has been a business owner for more than 20 years, and has a unique perspective on the challenges and opportunities facing small businesses. Steve has a breadth of experience in financial and operational management, sales, and customer service in national, international and e-commerce. He serves as president of his homeowners association and is a member of the Children of the Sun Investment Club. Steve and his wife, long-time members of Numerica, have two children and three grandchildren.