Southeast Missouri State University
One University Plaza
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Steve is a business development associate and coordinates the training programs at the Institute for Regional Innovation and Entrepreneurship located on the campus of Southeast Missouri State University. He has started multiple businesses in both Missouri and Florida, and is a passionate training professional with experience in classroom instruction, instructional design, and the development and implementation of online learning programs.
Steve also serves as the program coordinator for the nationally recognized Operation JumpStart training program designed to help aspiring and existing entrepreneurs identify the feasibility of their business concepts. In 2014 Steve also became a certified program director and facilitator for the Kaufmann | FastTrac programs, and is currently developing plans to incorporate new training opportunities that will help to build stronger entrepreneurial communities in our region.
Steve earned a Bachelor of Science in Management and Computer Multimedia & Graphics from Southeast Missouri State University, and is scheduled to graduate from the University of Missouri – Columbia with a M.Ed. in Educational Technology in the fall of 2014.