Steve Sharp, Co-Founder and CMO/CTO, originally from the woods of New York. Steve manages the development efforts for ECHO, focusing on strong growth strategies for both small businesses and consumers. Having graduated from the US Merchant Marine Academy, Steve served in the US Coast Guard for 5 years as an Operations Officer. From Deepwater Horizon Incident response to lifesaving efforts at sea, Steve honed his unique talents to be calm under pressure and tactically focused. Following his service in the Coast Guard, Steve spent 5 years in offshore Oil and Gas before landing in Colorado Springs to focus on ECHO full time. An avid runner, mountain biker and all-around athlete, Steve finds himself exploring the best parts of Colorado whenever given the chance.