Steve serves as the Director of Secondary Lending for BlackRidgeBANK (MN/ND). Steve earned his BA in Economics from Hamline University in 2001. Steve's father is a Wounded Warrior (Viet Nam era) which provides his motivation for creating awareness of the needs of these veterans and their families. Steve spends his spare time coaching football, pheasant hunting, and enjoying the lakes with his wife and two children.
Steve is also a board member of the Military Veterans Project (MVP), a not-for-profit organization that focuses on the needs of the spouses and families of veterans that are wounded or killed in action.