A graduate of The Ohio State University in Columbus Ohio, Steve holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature. Since 1985, he has held many posts in and around state legislatures. Since 2002, he has served as President of Hannah News Service, Inc., the premier legislative news, information and research service in Ohio and Illinois. He is managing member and co-founder of Silent Partner Software, Ltd., a legislative management software development firm. He is also the founder and co-owner of Hannah News Service-Midwest, LLC, a sister company with operations in Indiana & Kentucky.
Active in both the Delaware and Columbus communities, Steve is a member of the Columbus Metropolitan Club, where he currently serves on the Board of Trustees, the Program Committee and the Resource Development Committee. He was a member of the Leadership Columbus Signature Program Class of 2016 and has also served as Chair of the Board and Finance Committee of the Delaware Morrow County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board. In 2010, he was elected national treasurer and to the Board of Trustees of NOLA, the national organization for legislative tracking companies and Steve is also a member of and frequent contributor to the Ohio Society of Association Executives.
He has been happily married to Vanessa since 1990. They have four successful children: Megan, Preston, Haley & Jack and three not so successful dogs. He resides in Central Ohio.