Steve served as a Member of Congress from Ohio's 1st Congressional District focusing on regional development issues, financial reform, and government accountability.
After Congress, he led the efforts of the United States Peace Corps in the African countries of Swaziland and Morocco, empowering youth and combating the scourge of HIV/AIDS.
Before serving in Congress, Steve served eight years in the Ohio Statehouse and was elected by his peers to House Minority Whip.
Steve is an Elder High School grad. He received his B.A. from Miami University (OH) and his M.P.A. from Indiana University.
In September 2020, Steve became Resident Senior Director - Iraq, for the National Democratic Institute (NDI). He leads efforts in the areas of democratization, election fairness, political party building, and empowerment of women in politics.
Steve continues to consult clients as a member of the Good Government Group (G3).