Steve contributes 30 years of experience in fundraising and development, education, ministry, and the cultural arts to Merchant McIntyre clients.
Before joining Merchant McIntyre, Steve served as Vice President and Senior Development Advisor at Russ Reid, the largest marketing and communications agency in the US dedicated to serving nonprofits. Steve began at Russ Reid writing for television and direct mail, and moved from the creative to the administrative side developing and managing fundraising campaigns for nonprofits across the country.
Steve's biography is included in Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the West, Outstanding Artists and Designers, and Who's Who in Media and Communications for his multidisciplinary contributions to the arts, education, and advertising.
Steve has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Westmont College and a Master of Divinity degree from Fuller Theological Seminary. He has also completed special studies at Stanford University, the American Film Institute, and the Institute for Organizational Development.
Steve is the former president of New College Berkeley. Steve is a visual artist, writer, and film producer.