Stephen is currently the CEO of Fownders which provides business startups with an entrepreneurial ecosystem to take their ideas and business models from seed to scale. Stephen is also the head track and field coach at Newark Academy which is a nationally ranked independent school in Livingston, NJ.
Stephen was the President of 42 Holdings which specializes in brand ownership of companies within the home services industry. 42 Holdings was the largest franchise owners of College Hunks Hauling Junk and Moving with locations in NJ, TN, OH and Fl.
Stephen has been featured on Fox News, Fox Business, Bloomberg TV, AMC, BRAVO, NJ Star Ledger, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Tennessean, NJ Biz Magazine, Luxury Life Magazine, NJ Monthly Magazine and many more.
Stephen has been honored as Man of the Year for Habitat for Humanity, The IFA (International Franchise Association) Franchisee of the Year, and Franchisee of the Year by College Hunks for three straight years. Stephen serves on the Board of Directors for the PACE School for Girls, The Valarie House, Job Creators Network and sits on the Academy Review Board for U.S. Representative Rodney Frelinghuysen (NJ).