Steve graduated in 1982 from Fauquier High School, and continued with advanced education through:
- Jingles International
- Graham Web International
- Vidal Sassoon
- Label M
Steve taught beginner through advanced students at Graham Web Int'l in Roslyn VA. He was product line division manager with Graham Webb UK and helped get their products introduced into the market while conducting salon demonstrations and continued education. He previously worked in four different Washington D.C. based salons, but now calls Salon Lou home.