A California native, Steve joined the team at Student Veterans of America National Headquarters in July 2016 as a Public Relations and Marketing Specialist. Steve is a military veteran having served six years in the Iowa National Guard with one deployment to Afghanistan from 2010-2011 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. After deployment, Steve transitioned to college enrolling at the University of South Dakota where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Strategic Communication in 2016.
Steve became involved with the Student Veteran Resource Center on his campus by doing an internship as a Marketing and Promotion Specialist where he gained invaluable experience working with veterans in higher education. Steve intends to showcase the success of student veterans across the country while working at SVA.