Business Development Officer
Steve develops new financial relationships with public sector entities including school districts, local units of government, higher education, non-profits, and public boards and commissions. He also assists in responding to request for proposals to gain new business opportunities.
Steve possesses 20 years of leadership experience in the public sector in the areas of financial administration, operations, and planning, and has received recognition for his work in creating significant public value for Missourians. Steve has successfully represented the interests of Missourians and Missouri businesses at federal regional planning meetings, national conferences, and to members of Congress on Capitol Hill.
Steve holds a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Missouri's Truman School of Public Affairs, and has volunteered on several local boards, including the Missouri Valley Big Brothers Big Sisters Executive Board. In 2014, Steve won public election to the Jefferson City Public Schools' Board of Education and was re-elected in 2017 when local voters approved the building of a 2nd public high school in Jefferson City. Steve has served as an officer of the Board during four of his first five years, and has served as board president for two consecutive years.