Steven has long served the Indianapolis area in several non-profit and government positions. As the Chief Executive Officer of Intend Indiana, Steven has continued to build on the success of the strong and diverse housing market and foster economic development. He has focused on leveraging the strengths and connections to attract new partners, new neighbors, and new economic opportunities.
During his tenure, he has helped successfully launch two community development financial institutions (CDFIs) and managed the merger of two vertically integrated non-profit organizations. Since 2014, Steven has overseen a team that has secured grants totaling more than $25 million dollars for affordable housing and economic development. Steven received his Juris Doctor Degree from Indiana University School of Law and is admitted to the Indiana State Bar and the U.S. District Court of Southern Indiana.
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Dedicated to advancing community development, Steven shares his expertise and serves on a variety of boards in Indiana, including:
John H. Boner Center
Executive Committee Member
Greater Indy Habitat CHDO
National NeighborWorks Association
As an experienced community leader, Steven regularly shares his perspective on community development advancement.
IBJ Viewpoint: Affordable housing is key to equity in wealth building
News of the housing demand is everywhere you turn. Prospective buyers can’t escape stories about low inventory of available homes, the rising costs of buying a home and the stress of a strong seller’s market. Despite these obstacles, families and individuals are reevaluating what really matters to their health and wellbeing in the wake of the pandemic, and more and more are prioritizing homeownership in a neighborhood they love.