Steve is the President/Owner of Richard Young Associates. He grew up in Aiken, SC and graduated from Clemson University in 1986 with a BS in Chemical Engineering. After nine years working as a chemical engineer, mostly at the Savannah River Site, Steve joined Richard Young Associates in 1995 as a financial planner and advisor. In 1998 he completed his CFP® coursework through the College of Financial Planning and obtained his designation as a Certified Financial Planner. He is licensed in investment advice and insurance. Steve has served as the financial chairperson for Aiken Young Life for over 20 years, and is a Qualified Kingdom Advisor for planning and investments. He serves as the Treasurer and a Deacon at New Covenant Presbyterian Church. Steve and his wife, Kathy, have three children and reside in Aiken, SC.