Steve joined B+T Group as Chairman of the Board following an investment from Gladstone Investment Corporation and its affiliate Gladstone Capital Corporation. As chairman, Steve brings industry expertise from 10 years as president and CEO of CTIA—The Wireless Association—and serving on the Telecommunications Subcommittee during his seven years as a member of the U.S. Congress (R-OK). Steve played 14 years as a record-setting wide receiver for the Seattle Seahawks and was elected to the NFL Hall of Fame in 1995. He received his bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Tulsa. Following his retirement from professional football, he managed his own advertising and marketing firm, working with numerous Fortune 500 companies around the country.