Steve was born and raised in Northeast Ohio and has lived in the area his entire life. He earned both his Bachelor's and Master's Degrees from the University of Akron and loves Zips athletics. He is also a huge Cavaliers and Browns fan but has a special place in his heart for Cleveland Indians baseball. He has been a fan since he was 4 years old and has witnessed many memorable moments in person, including Game 3 of the 1995 World Series and the infamous 2007 "midge" playoff game. He and his wife have been season ticket holders for three seasons.