Steve is a graduate of Hoover High School in Des Moines. A three sport standout in high school, he took his passion for basketball to Central College, playing four years and serving as captain his senior year while earning his degree in business management and systems management. After college, he joined the Wetiz Corporation as a programmer and then IT Operations Manager. Steve was founder, Chief Operating Officer and President of Alliance Technologies from 1994 to 2016 when he sold the computer IT firm. Steve served as board chairman for FCA for several years. Steve and his wife Penny live in Des Moines where they are active at Meredith Drive Reformed Church. They have 2 grown kids.
Presently there are 180 Miracle League Organizations across the country including Puerto Rico, 80 completed rubberized fields, and 100 fields under construction. The Miracle League is proud to serve over 25,000 children and young adults with disabilities. The Kiwanis Miracle League at Principal Park will be the first field in Iowa–with hopefully more to follow!