After receiving a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from the United States Air Force Academy, Steve began a career as a Space Operations Officer in United States Space Command and Air Force Space Command (now both parts of the US Space Force). There, Steve served on combat crews before, during, and after Operation DESERT STORM. He also received a master’s degree in Space Operations (Astrophysics plus Operations Research) from the Air Force Institute of Technology while serving.
After leaving the Air Force, Steve entered civilian life in the telecommunications field. He’s held positions as diverse as wireline installation and repair, cell tower, small cell, and DAS construction, RF services, site acquisition, structured cabling, and outside plant services. He’s currently Executive Vice President at AWS Communications.
Steve lives with his wife and son in Austin TX.