Steve joined a16z crypto as the Director of West Coast Operations on the a16z Security Team under Ray Carreira. He’s based out of the Menlo Park Office and helps establish and coordinate security services for our executives, cross functional teams, and portfolio companies. 

Steve spent the last 3.5 years working as a Global Events Security Manager for Ray Carreira at Meta where we built out a global security program to support all high-profile events to include Meta Fintech’s launch.

Prior to Meta, Steve worked in law enforcement for 28 years where he had the opportunity to work in Special Operations, Undercover Narcotics, Motors, and ended his career serving 4 years as the commander of the Special Events Unit overseeing Levi’s Stadium Operations.

Steve has 3 kids who have all played travel sports (sockey, soccer, and cheer) so when they’re not ubering them all over the nation, they enjoy camping, riding dirt bikes, traveling, and hanging out with their German Shepherd, Max.