Steve grew up in Fort Collins. He headed to the east coast after high school, spending time at the US Coast Guard Academy (Chemistry, Marine Science) and the University of Connecticut (Chemistry, Music, Philosphy)before returning to Colorado and turning to the world of computers. He continued school through Regis (Computer Networking) and Norwich (Information Assurance), while working in the IT field -- specializing first in networking and then in Information Security. Steve is currently the IT Security Manager for CSU. He lives 4 blocks from campus with his wife Heidi, and spends whatever free time is left singing in the Rocky Mountain Chamber Singers and serving as president of the Colorado Science Olympiad.