Steve is a fifth-generation family member to be born and raised in St. Charles County. He was raised on a farm and enjoyed many years as a 4H member and raising livestock. He attended Immanuel Lutheran School and St. Charles High School. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Central Missouri.
Steve spent his professional career in the transportation field managing dealerships and as a regional manager for the central part of the US. He served as national treasurer and, most recently, president and national education foundation board member. He has also stayed active in his college fraternity, Beta Sigma Psi.
Steve is celebrating his 20th anniversary of preparing taxes. During his career in tax preparation, he has taught courses in tax preparation and acquired certification from the IRS as a registered tax consultant. During his tax career, he has worked for CJS Tax services in Clermont, Florida, and spent most of his career working for Sederburg and Associates.