Steve Richards was born in upstate New York, raised in sunny Florida and currently a castaway somewhere in the Pacific. He studied Civil Engineer at Florida Atlantic University, only to become a project engineer in the front lines of commercial construction projects. He has had the privilege of previously working with Universal Studio’s Creative team on Cabana Bay Beach Resort and the Imagineers on Disney’s Avatar land in Orlando, Florida. He currently resides on the Big Island of Hawaii, rebuilding the Iconic Kona Village Beach Resort as a proud employee of Nordic PCL Construction. He has been blessed to be able to enjoy hiking and exploring the Hawaiian Island for the past 4 years and is especially passionate about sailing and paddling outrigger canoe around the coasts of the Aloha State. He is honored to have been a part of this great project and life experience to pay forward some of the great blessings he has experienced in his life.