Faculty + Staff
LibrarySteven received his Master of Library Science degree from Clarion University of Pennsylvania and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology from Eastern Michigan University. He has served as a reference librarian at Lawrence Tech since 2017.
Prior to working at LTU, Steven was an editor and client manager for Lone Buffalo, an information company which monitors news for reputation management and competitive intelligence. His clients were diverse, ranging from McGraw-Hill Financial Inc. (now S&P Global Inc.) to the Governor’s Office of the State of California.
Before becoming a librarian, Steven’s career included a decade with Bank of America, first as a loan officer and later a manager and bank officer. During his time as a bank manager, Steven was a member of the bank’s “Bank Center Operations Committee” for the Oakland/Livingston market, a management group which met to formulate and implement improved risk management practices in the banking centers.
Steven is a lifelong musician, serves as a subject matter expert for the Audio Engineering program, and is a brand ambassador for Waves Audio, the first and largest provider of third-party digital audio processing plugins (software) in the world.
His professional interests include teaching information evaluation, research data librarianship, and continually remaking the library to be more interesting and accessible. He is responsible for developing and maintaining the library’s website. He is also the creative force behind much of the video content by the library, including the series of video shorts called “What Lurks in the Buell Underworld?”
In his spare time, Steven enjoys books and documentaries investigating cults, creating and appreciating vegetarian cuisine, and writing and recording music.