Chief Financial Officer
Steven is in his 18th year working at Caltrans, and has been Caltrans’ Chief Budget Officer since 2009. As Chief Budget Officer, Steven was responsible for managing the Department’s $13 billion budget, as well as cash management policy and revenue forecasting. Steven started at Caltrans in 2000 when he began working on funding for the state’s extensive Toll Bridge Seismic Retrofit Program. For the past 18 years, he has held various roles in Finance at Caltrans, including more than a year acting as the Chief Financial Officer. Steven began his civil service career at the California Department Forestry and Fire Protection (now CalFire), managing the capital outlay program for fire station replacement.
Steven earned his degree in Resource Management from Humboldt State University in 1997 before beginning his career of civil service with the state of California. In his free time, he enjoys striving for “continuous improvement” at golf and tinkering with electronics and vintage watches.