Steve recently retired from the position of Vice President and Chief Customer Officer at both UNS Energy Corporation and Tucson Electric Power Company.
Steve is a graduate of the University of Arizona with a Bachelor's degree in Political Science, a Master's degree in Communication, and an Honorary Doctor of Letters.
Active in the community, Steve currently serves as Chairman of the Arizona Early Childhood Development and Health Board (First Things First), the University of Arizona Health Network, and is the Past Chair of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission. He was honored as Tucson’s 2007 “Man of the Year” by the Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and was named the 2008 Arizona Capitol Times’ Leader of the Year in Volunteerism.
Steve and his wife of 43 years, Nancy (a retired high school guidance counselor), have two adult daughters. One is a Pre-hospital specialist/paramedic in Tucson, and the other is the Talent Supervisor on the popular syndicated television show, ‘Dr. Phil’, with psychologist Phil McGraw.
Steve has lived in Tucson since 1964.