Before this, Steve spent 11 years at Crispin Porter + Bogusky, most recently serving as President / Partner of the global agency. During that time, CP+B was named named “Agency of the Decade” by Advertising Age, “Agency of the Year” 13 times in the trade press and received more Cannes Grand Prix awards than any other agency in the world. Steve oversaw partner relationships, business development, media/analytics, strategic planning and was ultimately responsible for the success of the agency’s clients across all eight global offices, which included Activision, American Express, Best Buy, Burger King, Charles Schwab, Domino's, The Gap, Infiniti, Kraft Foods, MetLife, Microsoft, Mondelez, Netflix, Old Navy, Pay Pal,Turkish Airlines, Volkswagen and Xbox. He worked in all three US offices over the years and opened CP+B’s first international expansion with the London office in 2006.

Prior to CP+B, Steve worked at TBWA/Chiat Day, The Martin Agency and Vitro/Robertson  managing work on Timberland, Taco Bell, Jack in the Box, Kyocera Wireless, Cobra Golf, Penn Tennis, Ketel One Vodka, Baskin-Robbins and Newcastle Brown Ale. He has overseen work that's been awarded two Grand Effies and over 300 other strategic and creative awards, been a guest lecturer at both the University of Missouri and University of Colorado Schools of Journalism, and a featured speaker for the Minneapolis Ad Club, the Word of Mouth Conference in Hamburg, and Marketing 2.0 in Paris.