President, West | Director
Steve currently serves as California Market President.
For the past 25 years, Steve and his team at Bolton have been focused on providing insurance and risk management solutions to middle market and larger firms. He has earned designations as an Associate of Risk Management (ARM) and a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC). Steve is a major shareholder in Bolton & Company, where he currently serves as a Member of the Board of Directors, as well as President and CEO of the firm. Steve has served on the Board of Governors of the Western Association of Insurance Brokers (WAIB), the Board of Directors of the Insurance Brokers and Agents of the West (IBA West), and the Board of Directors of the IBA West Service Corporation, including a three-year service as Chairman of the Board of the IBA West Service Corporation and Chairman of the IBA West Strategic Planning Committee. He has also been honored to have been selected to the Board of Directors and as an officer of the Council of Insurance Agents and Brokers (CIAB) which represents the nation’s largest brokers in both national and international affairs. Steve recently completed his role as Chairman of the Board of the CIAB. Steve has also served on numerous insurance company advisory councils on both a local and national basis.
Other involvements include past member of the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association, an active member and Past Chairman of the San Gabriel Valley Chapter of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO), and a Member of the Board of Directors and past Chairman of the Board of AbilityFirst, a large Southern California based nonprofit focused on services and support of adults and children with disabilities.
Born and raised in Southern California, Steve graduated from the University of California at Santa Barbara with a double major in Business Economics and Political Science. During his collegiate time at UCSB, Steve was a scholarship member of the Men’s Basketball Team and served as President of his Fraternity. He began his career as a direct sales representative with Wausau Insurance Company before joining Bolton & Company in 1990. Steve and his wife Mary reside in Arcadia, CA. and have three sons, Tommy, Clay and Will.