Steve is a public school teacher and small business owner from Renton. He is a proud fourth generation resident of the 11th District, graduating from Renton’s Hazen High School.
He graduated from the UW with a double major in Political Science and History and received his Master’s in Teaching with a social studies endorsement from WWU. His wife, Avanti, is a faculty physician at the UW and Seattle Children’s Hospital. They have one daughter, Anjali.
Steve has helped hundreds of students gain valuable community service experience with groups like Habitat for Humanity, the Ronald McDonald House and the Renton Salvation Army Food Bank.