As a vice president at Pinkston, Steve manages account teams and maintains a primary focus on creating and coordinating all written content for the team.
Prior to joining Pinkston in 2019, he was a vice president at an Alexandria, VA based public relations firm where he worked for more than 18 years. His primary concentration at that firm was in the financial industry, where he managed a number of successful initiatives for Visa Inc., the world’s leader in digital payments, in the areas of financial education and inclusion, as well as payment card security. One of those campaigns was a nationwide financial education program co-sponsored by the National Football League (NFL) and Visa. Another event Steve managed was the Global Financial Literacy Summit that Visa co-sponsored annually with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
Steve also managed a number of other high-profile communication programs for other major corporations, including Sprint, Domino’s Pizza and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey.
Previously, Steve worked as both a campaign and legislative aide to former U.S. Rep. Rodney P. Frelinghuysen. In a legislative capacity, he served as the congressman’s District Outreach Coordinator before later coming to Washington, D.C., and advising the congressman on tax and transportation issues. He also successfully managed the congressman’s 1998 campaign for re-election.
Additionally, Steve is a veteran of two presidential campaigns and has worked on other congressional races, both for the U.S. House and U.S. Senate.
Steve is a 1996 graduate of Saint Anselm College where he received a bachelor’s degree in classical studies.