His first company is a temp service for unskilled labor called the Odd Job Bros.  Upon returning to UCLA, Steve began building another company called KOTU Printing. While building KOTU, Steve worked briefly with legendary UCLA entrepreneur, Alejandro Rioja and Flux Ventures, LLC.
In March of 2016, Steve left Flux to build a holdings company called Ad Valorum that invests in social good companies. Currently, Ad Valorum owns two businesses: Tenzo Tea  and Iliad Tech  , and invests in various public and private securities.
Steve also serves as President and CTO of ACCESS, a Los Angeles non-profit committed to providing opportunities in higher education to under-represented communities.