Steve earned his Bachelor’s degree in Physical Sciences and Math from UC Berkeley in 1974 and a Secondary Teaching Credential from St. Mary’s College, Moraga, in 1975. He began his healthcare career in the practice management field in 1986. In addition to his current responsibilities as a registered lobbyist and medical practice consultant, he has served in management roles in operations, human resources, product development, marketing and regulatory compliance. Prior to joining AdvoCal in 2004, Steve served as Director of Operations for California’s largest certified Workers’ Compensation Health Care Organization (HCO). In that role, he took advantage of his years of experience in clinic management, physician contracting as well as sales and marketing of bill review, utilization review, case management and other managed care services. He has been a registered lobbyist since 2004 and a principal of both SC Advocates and its predecessor, AdvoCal since 2004.