- MS, Advertising, University of Illinois
- BS, Business Administration/Marketing, University of Illinois
- Senior Lecturer in Advertising
- Faculty Advisor, American Advertising Federation
- Introduction to Advertising
- AAF National Student Advertising Competition Campaign
- Short Term Study Abroad
As a Lecturer and the Director of Advertising Career Services for the Department of Advertising, Steve serves in both a faculty and administrative capacity in the College of Media. He currently teaches the Introduction to Advertising course, a Weston Exploration Freshman Discovery advertising class and special topic Advertising Campaign courses with national and global client brands. Steve is the faculty advisor for the largest American Advertising Federation (AAF) student chapter in the country, NSAC advisor, and member/past chair of the AAF National Academic Committee. He has also served on the AAF Board of Directors. On campus, he is a member and past Chair of the University of Illinois Career Services Council, serves on the campus-wide Coordinating Committee for Illinois Leadership and is on the University of Illinois Undergraduate Sub-Committee for Campus Discipline. Steve is an executive officer and Treasurer of the College of Communications Alumni Board.
Steve loves golf, skiing the Rockies, Andy Warhol, and classic rock ‘n roll. He and his wife, Kristen, have two daughters in grade school—Madison and Kennedy. He’s raising them to be Chicago Bears, Yankees, Cubs, and Fighting Illini fans.