Steve was most recently Senior Vice President of Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: FTR; a Fortune 500 and an S&P 500 company), responsible for the legislative and regulatory affairs for half of the country under Frontier.
Prior to Frontier, Steve managed the corporate communications department of Seattle-based Vulcan Inc. (Paul G. Allen’s umbrella company), which encompassed public and media relations as well as government and community affairs at the local, state, and federal level. His duties also included marketing, advertising, graphic design, event management and internal communications.
Possessing over 30 years of experience with a wide variety of clients and issues, Steve has a broad range of skills in corporate communications, including strategic and crisis communications, issues management, media training, branding/corporate image, sports public relations, land use, permitting and entitlement, fundraising, government/community relations, and coalition-building. Prior to joining Vulcan Inc., he worked at AT&T Wireless (AWS) and its predecessor, the Los Angeles Cellular Telephone Company (LACTC), in the Southern California regional office, in charge of both public relations as well as government affairs aspects for AWS.