Steve promotes the work conducted Innovate Indiana and Indiana University Research and Technology Corp., including patent protection, licensing and commercialization of IU inventions. Previously he was senior writer, editor, and publicist at Purdue Research Foundation in West Lafayette.
Steve earned his B.A. in theater from Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Indiana, and his M.A. from Southwest Missouri State University (now Missouri State University) in Springfield, Missouri. He previously had been managing editor at MacDonald Advertising Services in Lafayette, Indiana, managing a staff of two full-time writers and several freelance staff to create five monthly broadsheet publications about the newspaper classified advertising industry.
Steve co-directs an improvisational comedy group in Lafayette and volunteers at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette. He is a playwright and a Chicago Cubs fan.