Steve was appointed as an Organizer out of the Gary Office for SMART Local Union No. 20 in January 2020. He has been a member of Local 20 since July 1997. Steve served his Apprenticeship from August 1998 through 2003, when he became a Journeyman in June 2003. Steve holds certifications in OSHA 500 and 510, Instructor 101 and 201, Disaster Site Worker, Environmental Specialist, Business Ethics, American Red Cross First Aid, DOT Supervisor Training, Confined Space Training, Project Management and CPR/AED Instructor Course. Steve was also an evening instructor for three years and has proctored at the Apprenticeship Contest.
Steve attended Valparaiso and South-Central High Schools and continued his education at both Ivy Tech and Purdue.
Steve currently resides with his wife in Valparaiso, IN.