Steve began his career with Messer in 1992 after receiving a B.S. in construction engineering and management from Purdue University in 1991. A registered professional engineer in Ohio, his vast project leadership experience includes hospitals, laboratories, parking structures, multi-family housing, distribution centers, office buildings, religious, entertainment, government, retail, and industrial facilities. He is a graduate of the Stanley K. Lacy Leadership Class of 2009 and serves as a board member of Purdue Construction Engineering and Management. Additional community service includes executive board positions on the ACE Indiana, Boy Scouts of America and the Coalition for Construction Safety. Steve is also a committee member of the United Way Capital Funds. Steve serves as senior vice president of Messer's Indianapolis, Charlotte and Raleigh regions and is also vice president and secretary of the Messer, Inc. board.