As a community leader, I have worked with my neighbors to make a difference;
in business I have helped hundreds of small business owners achieve their goals. I will listen,
respond, and take action on behalf of the citizens. YOUR
IDEAS are important! I am a consensus builder who can work across "party lines" as a negotiator
for common interests....qualities that are essential to be an effective legislator in our state. I am the "civic-minded
Steve is originally from Mississippi where he attended
Mississippi College and Mississippi State University during which time he also pursued a professional golf career. Steve
has lived in Atlanta since 1987 in DeKalb County.
Steve is Vice President of Blue Ridge Capital, LLC, an Atlanta based Real Estate Investment Company
where he directs the company's leasing and property management services. Steve's 25 years of commercial real estate and consulting experience
have included working for such Atlanta companies as Coro Realty Advisors; Branch Properties; Halpern Enterprises; The
Condo Store; and Galen Kilburn & Company. Steve is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers
("ICSC") and has earned the CSM "Certified Shopping Center Manager" designation from ICSC.
Steve is a current member of the
LaVista Park Civic Association, Inc., having served three terms as President as well as Executive VP and Membership Chair;
Technology Committee; and Co-Chaired the Traffic & Pedestrian Safety Committee which advocated the successful installation
of sidewalks and street lights along high-traffic corridors of the neighborhood; served on the Parks Committee
which worked successfully to secure funding from DeKalb County for implementation of the first phase of improvements to our
community park. Steve has worked with neighbors in DeKalb County with hands-on efforts to revitalize and implement a long-range
master plan for Kittredge Park. Steve has previously served on the Board of the Lindbergh LaVista Corridor Coalition and is
also a member of the Citadel Garden Club.
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