Steve Stefani has lived in the Coeur d’Alene area since 1996. Steve and his wife Jackie have been married for 47 years and have two children and five grandchildren. Steve has loved hunting for years and is enjoying his time now traveling to different places in his RV.
Steve was drafted right out of high school in 1969 and proudly served four years in the Navy during the Vietnam War starting in January 1970. After his four-year commitment, he was hired by a large grocery chain and completed a two-year apprenticeship program as a meat cutter. He advanced to an assistant manager position and worked for that company for five years.
Around 1980 he worked within a family business in concrete and general construction and became an equal partner after a few years. They employed around thirty-five people and he stayed in that business until 1995.
They moved to Coeur d’Alene, Idaho in 1996 and soon after he worked for a cabinet woodshop, then started his own company building custom furniture and cabinetry in 2004, which is still in business.
In 2006, they became members of Real Life Ministry and have had the privilege of serving in the Eagles Nest for families with children that have Special Needs, a program that started in 2006 and is still active.
In 2009, he took a position as an outside sales representative for a medical device company selling orthopedic bracing and worked in that field for three years. Through that process, he met an owner of a company also in medical sales that offered him a position with his company working in specialized testing. This company provides doctors with genetic pattern results through pharmacogenetics factors. He completed training and work as a sales representative for three years and then was offered a position as a National Sales Manager which he presently holds as of today.