Steven has been an avid firearm enthusiast and shooter for many years. He is currently an NRA certified pistol instructor, and is a graduate of the Critical Balance Shooting Academy with certifications in various self-defense disciplines. Steven is retired from his 35-year career as a senior manager and trainer for internationally known businesses. He has more than 25 years’ experience in public speaking on leadership to local, national and international audiences. He strongly believes in the right of the people to keep and bear arms and carries a firearm at all times and in all places, as allowed by law. When not teaching, Steven enjoys hiking and volunteers his time as a member of the board of directors for various non-profit organizations.