Steven graduated in 1980 from Eastern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business. He began working for Leymone Hardcastle & Co., Ltd CPA Firm in 1980, where he still works today. In 1982 Steve became a Certified Public Accountant. Steve also began working at Shakespeare Oil Company in 1998. He currently serves as the Executive Vice President of Shakespeare Oil Company and Shakespeare Aggregates. Steve’s professional service organizations include the American Institute of CPAs and the Illinois CPA Society.
Steve enjoys golfing, St. Louis Cardinals’ baseball and family outings. Steve has been married to his wife Doris since 1980 and they have two children, Tyson and Shana. They attend Salem Lutheran Church.