Steve has a diverse business background, having owned and operated over twenty companies, three of those publicly traded. He was author of the award winning book "Investing in Precious Metals", in addition to being a former columnist for the Spokesman-Review and Spokane Community Press. He published the Spokane Free Press, a humor tabloid, and the Baldwin Bulletin, a banking and economic newsletter. For seven years he was a radio doing economic and political commentary under the moniker "Captain Insight".
Over the years he has been interviewed countless times by various news mediums including the New York Times, Washington Post, Time Magazine, ABC Nightly News, Good Morning America, and Larry King Live on CNN, among others. He was famously sued by financial behemoth E.F. Hutton for using the phrase "When Steve Baldwin talks, E.F. Hutton listens!". In 1979 he received worldwide attention when he founded the Skylab Self Defense Society (S.S.D.S.), dedicated to the preservation of humanoid protoplasm against space junk fallout, drawing acclaim and laughter from none other than the legendary late night talk show host Johnny Carson.
Steve has had a long time interest in game creation. He invented the multi-award winning strategy game Megiddo. In 1981 he was named Spokane Businessman of the Year.