A lifelong resident of Las Vegas, NV., who graduated from Valley High School in 1971, Steve was employed at Bearing Belt Chain Co. Inc. for 37 years until retiring as President in 2008. Currently owns S&S Philpott LLC., which is a consulting firm in the use of innovative technologies in distribution of products. Honorary Lifetime Member of the Power Transmission Distributors Association for his service on their board of directors and education foundation. A thirty year member of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce, Henderson Chamber of Commerce, Nevada Development Authority and Henderson Development Authority. Currently serves on the Bond Oversight Committee of the Clark County School District, and the board of directors of Nevada STEM Coalition, a non-profit organization focused on promoting science and math with the youth of Nevada.