Steve is the Economic Development Manager for the City of Wheat Ridge and the Executive Director of the City’s Urban Renewal Authority. Steve promotes intelligent growth for the community while promoting the values of Wheat Ridge. He has been with the City for almost 11 years. Steve has been an integral part of new development in Wheat Ridge through the City’s Renewal Wheat Ridge, the City’s Urban Renewal Authority. This work has allowed Wheat Ridge to see unprecedented City growth over the past 36 months with the development of new housing options, shopping centers, and the creation of a new downtown along 38th Avenue. Steve was born and raised in California and relocated to the Denver area in 2011 where he lives with his wife Peggy.