A Texas native, Steven grew up in Comanche County running cattle, farming, and raising quality horses. He went on to get a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science degree while rodeoing for Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas.
Prior to becoming a Texas REALTOR, Steven had an extensive career in the world of marketing and event management.
After completion of college, Steven held the position of classification representative and event manager with the United States Team Ropers Championships (USTRC), one of the world’s leading team roping event management companies.
Following USTRC, Steven worked as the Director of Marketing operations for the National Cutting Horse Association (Fort Worth, TX). He developed and nurtured relationships with event sponsors, sourced and acquired new sponsorship opportunities, oversaw event marketing and management, and planned event media, including commercials, social media campaigns, and event collateral.
Most recently, serving as the Chief Marketing Officer for the American Paint Horse Association (Fort Worth, TX), a role in which he coordinated with the executive team to establish and direct new business initiatives. He developed and executed marketing strategy and operations, monitored, and managed brand identity, and planned and managed the annual marketing budget. He has planned and executed numerous special events and served as a Change Agent to improve membership communication and member satisfaction.
The experience Steven has developed with these leading associations is directly transferable to the responsibilities and commitment he brings as a Texas REALTOR. Steven would easily be able to assist you in furthering your mission of buying or selling your home in a multitude of Texas locations. In addition, Steven is an avid real estate investor in different Texas markets.
“I LOVE real estate in all forms. I learned early that relationships are a key to success, and I have spent my entire career building relationships on the foundation of trust and honesty. As Zig Ziglar says, “you will get all you want in life, if you help enough other people get what they want”. I live my life by those words.”
Steven’s other interest include a love for roping and rodeo, a passion for all things aviation since becoming a private pilot, and any game that includes competition. Steven is married to Shantell Hayes, a nurse practitioner in Decatur, TX and an avid barrel racing competitor. Together Steven and Shantell have 10 horses and 3 dogs.
Throughout his education and career, Steven has always endeavored to deliver results that exceed expectations. It is this type of commitment, energy, and drive he will bring to each and every client. With his proven track record of success, initiatives, and his ability to prioritizes competing projects and demands, Steven is ready to be the REALTOR you have always hoped for. Contact Steven for your Residential, Farm and Ranch, or Investment real estate needs today!