Steve holds a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing from the University of Texas at Arlington. During his influential career, he served as Executive Vice President of Business Development where he oversaw business development, design & construction, and restaurant development teams. He has led the winning and/or extending of major airport and motorway contracts, as well as the evolution and enhancement of HMSHost’s restaurant portfolio. His vision has led to strategic global partnerships, an impressive portfolio of proprietary concepts, and the winning approach to bring travellers a balanced mix of quality dining solutions.
Prior to joining HMSHost, Steve served as Director of Westfield Concession Management Inc. helping to create their airport entry strategy. He also worked in shopping mall development and management for several Washington area regional shopping centres. Steve joined the company in 2000 and he is President & CEO for HMSHost.
He was named as one of the Women’s Foodservice Forum Industry Titans for his forward-thinking leadership and commitment to prioritising women’s advancement at HMSHost and increasing opportunities for women across the industry. Steve serves on boards of the National Restaurant Association and the HMSHost Foundation.