Steve is originally from Emporia, Kansas but grew up in Provo, Utah. He graduated from Timpview High School where was involved in various sports, acapella choir, madrigals and the chess club. He attended Boise State University and served an LDS mission to Hokkaido, Japan. Steve was previously an assistant basketball coach at Provo High School and has played competitive softball for 15 years, playing in the world championship three times. Steve works as a Senior Marketing Consultant at Dental Marketing.net and in his spare time he enjoys cooking on his Traeger grill, golf and spending time with family. He and his wife Kara are the parents of three children, McKenna, Jack, and Sydney.