Steve is a long-time area resident. He started at WZOE in 1975 when he was a pup. At that time, there was just the AM. Since then, Steve has owned a number of radio stations around the country as well as a digital satellite uplink system in Bloomington, IL. He has been president of the Illinois Broadcasters Association and has recently completed two terms as a board member of the National Association of Broadcasters. Of course, he has been very active in local organizations and charities.