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Hi I'm Steve

I'm a business attorney, an avid amateur road bicycle racer, a father of three beautiful little girls, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Colorado in the foothills of Cheyenne Mountain and in Virginia just outside the Washington D.C. beltway. I attended college at BYU and law school at the University of Chicago and then moved to the Seattle area where I’ve lived the last 7 years. I’m a corporate and securities law attorney and work mostly with entrepreneurs and investors who build technology companies. I love being outdoors and can be found outside almost every day on my bicycle, either commuting 40 miles a day to work, or racing up a hill with a number pinned on my back. I recently finished a mountainous 200 mile road race from Logan, Utah to Jackson Hole, Wyoming in 10 hours. I’ve been happily married for 11 years and am the father of three beautiful, spunky little girls. Our favorite family activities including hiking and attending Scottish Highland festivals where my girls participate in Highland Dance competitions.

Why I am a Mormon

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has blessed and enriched my life. It has helped me focus on the most important things in life: faith in Jesus Christ; a close, loving family; and service to others. It provides a moral compass that helps me, and is helping me raise my children, to live a good, conscientious, virtuous life. I’ve never been happier and felt more at peace than when I’ve been living the principles taught by the church. I’ve witnessed this happiness not only in my life and in my family’s life, but also in the lives of countless other members of the church. I’ve known the church was true since I read the Book of Mormon for the first time as a teenager, prayed about it, and felt a strong, clear feeling that it was true. I’ve felt that confirmation many times since.

How I live my faith

I try to be the best person I can be. Family prayer and scripture study, regular church attendance, and visits to the temple are an important part of my life. I serve in a leadership position in an organization that teaches and mentors hundreds of teenage boys from 10 local congregations. I also serve in a volunteer leadership position with a local Boy Scouts of America unit. When I was younger, I volunteered as a missionary in Italy and Malta for two years.