Steve joined the First Baptist Cleveland staff in 2010. He and his wife Cheri have two adult daughters and grandchildren. He ministers in the pastoral care (First Care Ministry) area of the team. He has an AS Degree in Communication, with BA and MA Degrees in Christian Counseling, with MA Level Specializations in Christ-Centered Life Coaching, and is a Charter Member of the International Christian Coaching Association. Included in his many certifications are Certified Mental and Behavioral Health Response Coach, Trauma and Crisis Responder, and Military and First Responder Specializations. He is passionate about learning and reading. He loves to fish, loves the outdoors, being a “Poppa”, and is a member of the National M.S. Society and the National Federation of the Blind.