In 2010, Steve and Shannon started their giving-fund, The DoingGoodBetter Foundation and in 2015, authored his first book, “The Journey Into DoingGoodBetter!”
Passionate Leader. Strong Verbal Communicator. Driver. Strategist.
As Founder and CEO of Development Services Group, Steve offers fundraising strategies for non-profits integrating various aspects of the donor-cultivation process. As Co-Founder and CEO of the Kingdom Capital Group, Steve developed the concept of Impact Philanthropy, a results-oriented approach to giving—and a key aspect of the New Wave of Philanthropy.
Steve grew up and began his career in Southern California serving on staff of a mega-church in Newport Beach. His career continued as a full-service registered financial advisor with Smith Barney and Merrill Lynch. He then served as Director of Development for the Family Research Council based in Washington, D.C. before joining the private sector as Director of Marketing for a direct mail marketing agency serving organizations such as The Salvation Army was sold on Wall Street. Steve then engaged his true passion serving non- profits to numerous non-profits including V.P. of Marketing and Development for Ravi Zacharias International Ministries. Both domestically and internationally, Steve and his team have served over 600+ organizations and couples/families.
Born and raised in Southern California, he and his wife of over 31-years, Shannon, have four incredible adult-kids and reside in Atlanta, Georgia. Desiring is to live a life of transparency, integrity, and to equip and empower their kids to do good. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the School of Social Ecology at the University of California, Irvine. Steve serves on several non-profit and corporate boards. Screen Actors Guild – Member.