Evergreen Outdoors, Inc. - 2001 to 2006
Founder and President
Evergreen Outdoors, Inc., a premier provider of outdoor sporting equipment with products in Fishing, Marine, Automotive, Camping and Hunting categories. Evergreen's focus on new and innovative product design, and world-wide sourcing allowed the consumer the benefit of ultimate product value. With a stable of over a dozen best-selling outdoor products, Evergreen was sold in 2006 to a former Wal-Mart executive with offices in Arkansas .
Midwest Outdoors, Inc. - 2002 to 2004
Along with two other partners, formed MOS to develop and manufacture new outdoor recreational products and processes. Steve's partnership responsibility was to develop products which were innovative and potentially patent-able. During those years, Steve derived seven new products and two new processes, and the company received an “Innovative New Product of the Year” award from an industry magazine. Product lines were purchased by several customers for use as private-branded lines and processes were sold to a privately-held corporation in 2004.
Marine Dynamics, Inc.
1987 to 1992 Co-Founder and Vice-President
2006 to Current – Independent Contractor / Product Developer
Marine Dynamics, Inc. was founded to satisfy the need for improved performance and fuel efficiency of boat engines. Co-inventor of the “ StingRay Hydrofoil Stabilizer™ ”, an internationally patented device which attaches to a boat engine which improves both fuel efficiency and handling characteristics. Since that time, the StingRay Hydrofoil Stabilizer™ has become “one of the hottest selling marine accessories of all time”, according to a leading boating industry magazine, and is in fact, currently the number-one product of choice, worldwide. The company continues to market marine products internationally, which were developed by Steve.
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