Conservation Husbandry Specialist
Steve is an Conservation Husbandry Specialist for theTurtleRoom. His educational background in is Animal Science, Veterinary Science and Medicine and he uses this extensive knowledge to provide medical care for not only his own animals, but to consult on medical matters for many of theTurtleRoom’s projects. Steve grew up in Northwest Indiana and was exposed to reptiles and amphibians at a young age, building a love for them early in life. He has kept numerous turtle and tortoise species and is particularly fond of Asian turtle species. He is currently working for an international chemical and pharmaceutical manufacturing firm. In his spare time he enjoys reading scientific journals of various disciplines, hunting, fishing and of course, spending time with his family.