Steve is a co-owner of Pivot Manufacturing and has been the President and CEO since the company’s inception in 2000. Pivot has grown from a small job shop to a company that does machining, assembly, and contract management. Steve handles the sales and finance side of Pivot and is heavily engaged in the business community promoting the manufacturing industry in Arizona. He is currently the Chair of the Arizona Manufacturing Council and also sits on the boards of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce, Arizona Commerce Authority, and Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. As part of his involvement with these various groups, Steve works with elected officials at both the federal and state level to increase the visibility of manufacturing in Arizona and to garner support for the industry at all levels of government. A native Arizonan, Steve and his wife Carrie make their home in Central Phoenix with their three teenage boys. He has been involved with his sons as a coach in sports such as football, baseball and basketball. Now he and Carrie spend most of their time earning money simply to feed the ravenous young men. Steve earned both his B.S. and his M.B.A. from Arizona State University.