Steve’s career of HR accomplishments spans several industries including: aviation, consulting, energy, beverage, chemical, and utility. He has led projects globally on all major continents. He joined Universal Weather and Aviation in 2006 and is now SVP of HR and Workforce Development for the Company, which has been selected as a Best Place to Work in Houston for the past six years. During 2008-10 his departments' projects were nominated for eight separate HR Houston Impact Awards and achieved the Organizational Excellence Award in 2010.
His education includes an A.B. degree in psychology from Washington University in St. Louis and an A.M. degree in HR from U. of Illinois at Champaign. He achieved his SPHR certification in 1995, contributed to four publications on leadership and presented at ASTD, SHRM and SIOP conferences. He recently was selected to serve a three year term on the SHRM Foundation Board of Directors.
He served in the Navy on an aircraft carrier during the Vietnam era. He is presently the President of the Board of Literacy Advance of Houston and serves on The Downtown Club’s Philanthropy Committee.