Steve was born and raised in Rochester, NY where he began his broadcasting career at WGMC-FM. After time in Syracuse, NY as an announcer, he then went to work for West Virginia Public Radio/NPR as a news reporter and Program Director. In 1985 at the urging of Dr. James Dobson, he joined Larry Burkett to help establish a radio ministry at Christian Financial Concepts. After 23 years working with Larry, Steve joined Compass-Finances God’s Way in 2011 to help Howard Dayton begin his daily syndicated radio programs, MoneyWise and Hey Howard. Steve is officially a Baby Boomer defined as being born between 1946-64. His wife, Marcia, tells him he gets better looking each day—he and his dog Sofi know better.