After completing graduate studies & military service, Steve joined Owens Corning, a leading manufacturer of construction & building products. He held several Human Resources positions & also acted as a business leader for a manufacturing department.
In 1998 Steve joined Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon Endo-Surgery in Cincinnati, Ohio, as HR Director for the Corporate support organizations & Research & Development. He was then promoted to Vice President, Human Resources, J&J Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics-International & was based in London, England.
Steve joined the J&J Consumer Companies in 2004 as Vice President, Human Resources, North America.
In 2007 Steve assumed global Human Resources responsibilities for the Johnson & Johnson Consumer Group of Cos, & was a member of the Consumer Group Operating Committee.
Steve was appointed Chief Human Resource Officer for Catalyst Health Solutions, a leading pharmacy benefit management organization, in 2011.
From 2013-2018 Steve served as Chief Administrative & Chief People Officer for Kindred Healthcare, with overall responsibility for the company’s human capital initiatives.
Steve received a BA in Psychology from East Carolina Univ. in Greenville, North Carolina & also received his MA in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from that same institution.
He serves as a Bd. member for the East Carolina University Foundation, Greater Louisville, Inc, USA Cares, & Kentuckiana Works.
Steve, his wife Ellen, & their 2 children live in Louisville.