Steve was born in Stirling, South Australia, predominately growing up in Adelaide’s northern suburbs. He is a Life Member of Elizabeth Football Club and Central Districts Cricket Club. He has resided in the Sturt electorate for 17 years.
After Matriculating in 1974 Steve has been very successful in ten different industries. The Building Industry, including a TAFE course in Building Technology, working with all trades as a cadet, storeman duties, ordering materials and distribution. This was followed by a semester at Teachers College before returning to the building company. An opportunity arose to join the family transport business due to expansion. 20 years in this Industry included travelling throughout Australia delivering bulk wine in tankers.
After a successful exit from this business Steve’s main activities for the next decade were as the Sales and Marketing Manager for a prominent Adelaide printing company and then a South Australian brick and paving manufacturer. The Kensington Gardens L.P.O. in the heart of Sturt was then purchased by Steve which he owned and operated for several years. Upon sale of this entity, he became Day Manager at Fullarton L.P.O. Steve spent many years as an assistant Engineering Surveyor on many Adelaide subdivisions.
As a successful promotor, Steve and partners toured several music acts. In more recent times Steve has Co-founded and Directed 2 start-up enterprises in the world of Sports, Entertainment and Media.
His focus is firmly fixed on being the successful Candidate for Sturt and becoming next duly elected member.