While serving in the United States Air Force Reserves for ten years that included three tours in Operation Iraqi Freedom, Steve has been employed with the City of Aurora as a Police Officer since 2000. He was previously a tactical operator with the Aurora Police Tactical team and later with Metro SWAT (Special Weapons and Tactics) team. Passionate about education, he received a Bachelors of Arts from Kent State University, Master of Science degree from the University of Cincinnati then went on to obtain a Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business.
Dedicated to serving his community and with encouragement from his friends and neighbors, Steve ran for election and became a School Board member in 2018. In his free time, Steve loves spending time with his wife Jayme and two sons, Stephen and Sammy. Grateful for an amazing group of coworkers, friends, and neighbors, Stephen strives to improve the quality of life for the children and families of Aurora.