Steve is Managing Partner of the Washington, D.C. office, Chair of the firm’s Governance & Nominating Committee, Chair of the Government Affairs & Contracting Department, Chair of the firm’s Political Action Committee and a member of the Partner Board. His government/public policy experience includes working for the White House Office of Management and Budget, the Central Intelligence Agency, the Federal Trade Commission and the U.S. House of Representatives. He also served as Chief of Staff to the Mayor of Omaha. Steve ran for the U.S. House of Representatives in Nebraska’s 2nd Congressional District in 1998. He was a political advisor to the George W. Bush and John McCain campaigns and has served as campaign manager for mayoral and gubernatorial candidates.
He is a 2010 graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigation Citizens’ Academy. In addition, Steve served as a presidential delegate to a White House conference, Helping America’s Youth, in 2005 and a presidential delegate to a private-sector summit on public diplomacy sponsored by the State Department in 2006. Steve participated in the U.S. Army War College National Security Seminar in 1997.