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Since leaving the U.S. Air Force, Steve has continue to grow through being an avid reader of personal development literature and gaining personal clarity about his life's purpose.  Also, through assessments, he discovered his inspirational gift (exhortation), as well as, a natural coaching and teaching gift.  Since 2001, Steve has been a motivational instructor and now as a clarity coach, helping others in their own discovery process.    

Steve's audiences have been diverse and have included:  

  • Kids... learning about financial literacy 
  • Prisoners... learning about changing their philosophy
  • Ex-offenders... learning about starting over
  • Homeless... Learning to see themselves differently
  • Adults... Learning how to transition in their careers 
  • Entrepreneurs... Learning how to launch there new business ventures
  • Business owners...Learning about networking
  • Workforce graduates.... Learning about their career path
  • Finance, and management professionals

As a life-long learner, Steve has studied both formal education - recently obtaining his BS - Business Administration from Eastern University.  Additionally, learning through "Self-education" through extensive research on numerous personal development topics, through multiple success seminars, over the past twenty years, and continues to this day.  


Some of the books read & recommended included: 

  • Think and Grow Rich, by Napoleon Hill
  • How to Win Friends and Influence People, Dale Carnegie
  • Success Through a Positive Mental Attitude, by Napoleon Hill & W. Clement Stone
  • The Law of Success, by Napoleon Hill (First book ever written on a success philosophy)
  • The Greatest Salesman in the World, by Og Mandino
  • The E-Myth, Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Fail, by Michael Gerber
  • The Platinum Rule, by Dr. Tony Alessandra
  • The Richest Man in Babylon, by George S. Clason
  • Awaken the Giant Within, by Tony Robbins
  • Get Motivated, by Tamara Lowe
  • Lead the Field, by Earl Nightingale 
  • Who Moved My Cheese, by Dr. Spencer Johnson
  • How to think like a CEO, by D.A. 


Courses / Workshops attended, included: 

  • Associates of Arts Degree - Liberal Arts - Eastern University
  • BS Degree - Business Administration, Eastern University; Courses included: Supply chain management; Strategic management; HR management, Marketing; Operations management; Accounting, Finance; Research methods I & II, Written & Oral communication, and Critical Thinking
  • Non-Profit Management Course - University of Delaware - Graduate level course on all aspects of non-profit management
  • The 7 - Habits of Highly Effective People Seminar Series, Dr. Stephen Covey - 16 week course
  • Investment in Excellence Seminar Series, by Louis Tice - 16 week course (Self-image psychology)
  • Peak Performers - Included (10) professional development workshops including, Jim Rohn, Og Mandino, Larry King, Rick Pitino, Tom Hopkins, etc.
  • Emotional Intelligence Mentoring Program - Certification program in emotional intelligence 
  • E-Myth Entrepreneurial Coaching Program - E-Myth Worldwide 
  • Franklin Covey, Time Management Course - 4 week course
  • Wharton School of Business, Entrepreneurial Course - 6 weeks
  • The Platinum Rule Course - Personality Styles

 Previous Professional Clients 

  • Philadelphia Workforce Development Corporation (PWDC) - Quasi-government workforce funding agency
  • City of Philadelphia - Health Department - Test Taking Skills & Supervisory Skills Training
  • City of Philadelphia - Water Department - Test Taking Skills 
  • Greater Philadelphia Urban Affairs Coalition (GPUAC) - Life Skills 
  • Drexel University's Workforce Institute - Life Skills and Job Development
  • Montgomery County Employment & Training - Life Skills
  • Salon Shop Owner - Personal Development Coaching Client
  • MBA, HR Recruiter - Personal Development Coaching Client
  • Executive Director of a non-profit corporation - Executive Coaching Client
  • St. Mary's Middle School - Taught financial literacy to 8th graders 
  • Drexel University Workforce Institute - Career coaching provided to over 400 adults in career transition


Business / Entrepreneurial Experience: 

  • Started first business venture in 1980; and, since then have owned and operated (9) different businesses, including an environmental business, a mobile restaurant, and a workforce training company with a staff of 30, co-founding a training company - Human Capital Development, Inc. 2001 and currently operate a speaking and coaching business
  • Started Mentoring Partnerships, Inc. - began training 20 adults per year and grew to training over 200 adults per day, in 3 locations, generating over 2.5 million in revenues over 5 years; and, grew business 600% over a 2 year period
  • Collaborated with Drexel University's Workforce Institute, and the Gabriel Group Worldwide, for 3 yrs, generating over $500,000 in training revenues;and, jointly trained approximately 400 adults over two years.  
  • Provided personal development workshops to over 1,000 adults in career transition over a six year period
  • Provided Career Coaching for (28) classes of Drexel Workforce graduates
  • Co-founded Human Capital Development, Inc., a professional development training company
  • Personal Development Coach with Strategic Coaching Systems





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