Steve has been Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance for the UW Colleges since 2000. UW-Extension was added to his scope of responsibilities in 2007. He is currently the longest-serving chief business officer in the UW System. Steve has over 30 years of experience in Wisconsin public higher education, having worked in administrative, business, and finance areas as a manager, director, assistant dean, vice chancellor, and as UW System interim vice president. He also has several years of private sector experience as a change management consultant.
Steve has a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture and an MBA from UW-Madison.
On June 1, 2018, Steve was named Executive Director of UW-Shared Services.