Born and raised in Minnesota, Steve learned a lot from his father who was the owner of a larger woodworking manufacturing company with factories in several cities. After a job with a metal fabrication company, Steve moved to Seattle and at the age of 23, was Vice President of Operations of his own cabinet company. Throughout the years, Steve has been known for improving sales, quality and delivering metrics. He has also co-founded two manufacturing businesses and designed and built two factories. Steve is married and has 4 children and 5 grandchildren all located in Seattle. He loves sports, the outdoors and the performing arts.