Stephen began his construction career as a field assistant with a concrete contractor in Michigan. He then made a transition to Georgia to work as a claims specialist and project manager for a residential roofing company. As the project manager he scheduled installs, coordinated crews for installs and conducted quality check for each install. Stephen has completed four projects at Optimus, Figueroa Senior Housing a 35 unit affordable housing complex in Los Angeles CA, Tobias Terrace Apartments a 56 unit affordable mix of senior and family complex in Van Nuys, CA, Cabrillo Family Apartments in Torrance CA and Winnetka Senior Apartments project located in Winnetka, CA. Currently Stephen is the project manager for the The Campus at LA Family Housing located in North Hollywood. Responsibilities include contract and subcontract negotiations, preconstruction services, estimating, budgeting, and coordinating all of the parties involved in the construction process.

Stephen received his Bachelor of Science in Education from Central Michigan University.