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Hi I'm Steve.

I'm a father of 3, a husband, a golfer, a basketball player, an equity analyst, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up Colorado and spent a large portion of my time golfing, skiing, and playing basketball. I love the outdoors and mountains. I went to college at BYU and served a mission in Brazil. I got married to the love of my life and best friend and ~6 years later we now live in the northeast with our three children 4, 2, and newborn. I’m currently working as an equity analyst for a large investment firm which means I spend the bulk of my time staring at an excel spreadsheet. I still manage to get a few rounds of golf in during the summer and play basketball at the church on the weekends.  

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in an LDS family, but eventually everyone has to choose their own path and the same was true for me. I’ve always believed in cause and effect, action and consequence. The scriptures contain many promises, statements that say “if you do this, then that will happen”. I figured the best way to find out the truth was to put the word of God to test. I read the scriptures, did what they recommended and saw that all the promises, in a very real and objective way, were fulfilled. I’ve learned that the key challenge most of us face in this life is learning to forego short-term pleasure in exchange for long-term sustainable happiness. It’s like trying to lose weight, it’s so tempting to eat that brownie, cookie or burrito for the short-term pleasure, but that’s all it is, short-term and then I’m left feeling fat and out of shape (speaking of which, I’m currently trying to drop the 15lbs I’ve gained since college). The days I actually have it together, wake up early, exercise, and eat right, I feel great and it’s a state of being that lasts all day. The world will tell you to find happiness in a can of beer, a sports car, money, pornography, or drugs, but these only bring short-term pleasure and result in long term emptiness and loneliness. The gospel of Jesus Christ teaches that long-term happiness is found in serving other people, obeying the commandments, and spending time with family.

How I live my faith

I do my best to make my wife happy; love my children and raise them to be good, honest people; serve my neighbors and community; and obey the commandments God has given us through the scriptures and His prophets.