Steve is one of the original directors of GTRUST. Prior to joining the GTRUST team, he was President of Walnut Valley Bank & Trust and President/CEO of Commerce Bank of El Dorado. Steve is a graduate of Wichita State University, Washburn University School of Law and the National Graduate Trust School at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois where he earned the designation of Certified Trust and Financial Advisor. He is a past President of the Kansas Bankers Association Trust Division, the Butler County Bar Association and the USD 490 Board of Education. Steve was a member of the 2008 class of Leadership Kansas.