Steve grew up in Fairfield, Ohio. He is the middle of 5 children. He attended St. Xavier High School and graduated from The Ohio State University with a MIS major. During his high school and college years he was highly active playing the drums for the high school band as well as a private band. He is a Cincinnati Reds fan and a Buckeye fan.
Nicole grew up in Pawcatuck, Connecticut. She is the youngest of 2 children. She attended Stonington High School and graduated from the University of Findlay with a double major in Equine Business Management and Computer Science. She was an active swimmer both during high school and for the varisty college team. She started riding horses when she was 7 and still loves being around them.
Steve and Nicole met while working in Findlay, Ohio in 2001. They were married in Westerly, Rhode Island on June 17, 2006 and had an awesome honeymoon in Moorea and Bora Bora. They welcomed their daughter Gretchen Nicole on Mother’s Day, May 11, 2008 and their son, Wesley Steven, on July 21, 2010. They currently live in Kenai, Alaska with their children and two dogs.