Graduate in gemology, Gemological Institute America, Santa Monica, California, 1985. Master of Arts in Consciousness Studies, University Philosophical Research, Los Angeles, 2003.
Assistant to president, Standard Coal Company, San Francisco, 1976-1978;
president, Adamas Gem Services, Kailua-kona, Hawaii., 1978-1982;
vice president, Intergem, Inc., Denver, 1982-1985;
president, Intergem, Inc., Denver, 1985-1987;
also board directors, Intergem, Inc., Denver
president, Chairman of the Board, Global Media Arts Inc., since 1988;
president, Steven Maurice International Jewelry, since 1993;
broker, member executive research committee, Joseph Charles & Associations, Inc., 1995-1999;
senior investment advisory, Schneider Securities, Inc., since 1999. Consultant Wells Communications, Denver, since 1984, William Randolph Hearst II, since 1997;strategic planning consultant White & Case, since 1997. Member board advisors Colorado Computing Magazine, Boulder, since 1985.
Chairman Executive Jewelry Buyers Club, since 1988.
Member Gemological Institute American Alumni Association (charter, president Colorado chapter since 1987), Accredited Gemologists Association, American Gem Trade Association, Gem Merchant Associations (president 1986), Kailua-Kona Chamber of Commerce (vice president 1981), Cherry Creek Chamber of Commerce (board director 1995-1997), year 2000 preparedness director, Nipomo, California.
Married Alessia Passalacqua, December 31, 1978.