Steve is quickly becoming an advocate and a well-known figure within the gluten free community. Although he personally does not have Celiac Disease or a sensitivity to gluten, his wife has been diagnosed with Celiac Disease since March 2008 and his sister-in-law since January 2008. With his passion for helping others he has aligned his skills with that of his passions and along with his wife Angela created Strictly Gluten Free, an exclusively GF retail/wholesale marketplace, soon to be opening on Long Island. He sits on the Board of Directors not only for the Kicking 4 Celiac Foundation but also the Suffolk County Celiacs and the Natural Products Association.

In his spare time he is an avid sports fan, NY Rangers, NY Yankees, NY Giants, NY Knicks while also continuing to play ice hockey as a goaltender.