Prior to relocating to Florida, Steve was a founding member (2002) of the Atlanta Concert Ringers. He rings in various national advanced handbell events where he has been honored with multiple selections to the All Stars Choir and to Virtuoso, performing with the Raleigh Ringers. Steve is currently the Ring Sarasota board president and a past board member of Handbell Musicians of America Area 4. He has taught handbell technique classes at Area 4 and state festivals. Retired from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as a senior mathematical statistician, Steve conducts cancer prevention research as an independent contractor with the CDC.