As Chief Operating Officer since 2002, Steve leads all systems management activities for FirstNet. He has over 20 years of experience in computer systems applications and software engineering including, database development and management, programming and software engineering, and web applications development, implementation, and management. Steve works to continuously improve the performance of FirstNet’s Learning Management System, and content authoring and deployment tools through programming enhancements and improved coding efficiency. He delivers a continuous stream of programming innovations in the process of developing and launching virtual training centers using Internet protocols for clients in both industry and government. Steve applies his drive and work ethic to everything he does; including his vegetable garden (which we all enjoy the fruits of every summer).