Steve started working at Cadillac Tire Center in 1973. Steve has changed thousands of tires and bought the store from his former employer in 1987. Steve is very active in the Cadillac community and currently serves on the Cadillac Area Public Schools Board of Education, the Mercy Hospital Foundation Board, the Cadillac Area Community Foundation Board, the FirstBank Board of Directors and the Clam Lake DDA. Steve is a member of the Cadillac Chamber of Commerce and previously served as the President of the Cadillac Area Chamber of Commerce. Steve also served on the Cadillac Planning Commission, is a member of the Rotary Club of Cadillac and provides sponsorships to many local sports teams.