Steven is founder, owner, and CEO of ASK Products, Inc., a manufacturer of electrical connectors for the truck, automotive, telecom, utility, and military marketplaces. He was 2012 chairman of the board of the Technology & Manufacturing Association (TMA), Illinois’ largest full service manufacturing association, where he has championed the evolution of manufacturing technical training at the TMA to address the vast and growing needs in the technical skills acquisition marketplace. Steven previously served as chairman of the board of the Valley Industrial Association and chairman of the Mentor’s Action Network. He was general manager of FMC’s Petroleum Equipment Division in Venezuela, founding, building, and establishing market domination for the operation. Steven holds a Master's in Business Administration from Harvard’s Business School and a Bachelor of Arts from Yale University.