Steve was born & grew up in Marshalltown Iowa. He attended University of Iowa where he received a BFA in fine arts & BSCS in computer science. After college he moved to Minnesota in 1980 & has been a Minnesota resident ever since. Randolph township has been home for Steve & his wife Nancy the last 24 years, where Steve served on the Randolph township board of supervisors. They have 2 grown daughters & 2 granddaughters. Steve enjoys spending time playing piano & riding bicycle.