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Steve earned his Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Tennessee in 1976 and has been a registered Architect since 1982.  Steve has more than 37 years of experience in Project Management, Construction Administration, and Historic Restoration of a variety of projects in both South Carolina and Tennessee.  His work experience includes the renovation of the South Carolina State House and St. Peter's Catholic Church in Columbia.  He was also the Project Architect in charge of construction administration on USC Honors Residence Hall, USC Patterson Hall, USC South Tower, and presently on the Women’s Quad Residence Halls on the University of South Carolina campus.  Steve has been with Garvin Design Group since 2006.

Bachelor of Arts in Architecture - University of Tennessee 1976
American Institute of Architects - Member 1984-Present
NCARB - Member 1983-Present
Registered Architect
      South Carolina 1984-Present
      Tennessee 1982-1991
      Virginia, Ohio, Maryland 1988-1991
      Florida, Texas 1990-1991

Off the Boards

Steve enjoys living at Lake Murray and boating around the lake with his wife Bonnie and their two Boykin spaniels. He and Bonnie like to travel to exotic places, but also enjoy their occasional visits to Charleston and Isle of Palms. Steve is an avid Tennessee fan and enjoys wearing his Big Orange colors year round. He has also been seen wearing a Santa suit on occasion around the office.