Steve joined CEL as communications manager in September 2011. In this role, he works with the management team to develop and execute communication strategies that increase awareness of CEL’s services, products and impact. Prior to joining CEL, Steve served as communications director for Washington Technology Center at the University of Washington. He began his career teaching secondary school visual arts as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ghana, West Africa. He holds a master’s degree in educational communication and technology from New York University.