Steve has held a variety of corporate positions in specialties ranging from finance and accounting to sales and marketing. Most of the last twelve years in his corporate career was spent in various marketing positions specializing in developing strategic business plans, creating marketing tactics and launching new products. Leveraging years of marketing and business management experience, Steve decided to venture into entrepreneurship and started his own sporting goods manufacturing business in 2008. His company launched a number of new, proprietary products into the U.S. consumer marketplace, focusing on e-commerce through his own website and online retailers like Amazon. Prior to joining Wave Zone, Steve worked for the Small Business Development Center, where he was focused on helping small businesses owners with assistance to help them grow. He is excited to leverage his educational background, practical experience from both his small business and years of corporate roles to lead Wave Zone. Steve is also an US Army veteran, serving as a commissioned officer in a variety of leadership and logistical operations positions throughout his twelve-year career. Steve holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from the University of Dayton (Ohio) and a Master of Business Administration degree from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.
When Steve isn’t working, he spends time with his brother or is in the gym trying to stay fit. Steve has two grown children. His oldest son, Ryan, lives near Salt Lake City, Utah and his youngest, Scott, lives in Austin, Texas.