Steve joined Synapse in September 2017. Previously, he had served as a U.S. Navy submarine officer from 2010-2016. As a submarine officer, he led teams of highly-trained sailors to operate and maintain the ship's nuclear reactor and the submarine itself. He finished his service in December 2016 after completing a two year tour teaching the next generation of nuclear-trained officers and sailors the fundamentals of nuclear reactor operations.
A transplant to Seattle from Minnesota, Steve has found a passion for hiking in the Olympic Mountains and volunteering for the Washington Trails Association and at IslandWood.
Steve earned his BS - Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota in 2009 and his MBA from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business in 2017.