Stephen began his career in the family business by sweeping floors. He became a full time employee in 1994, and was appointed President & CEO of Emmerson Packaging in 2004. He holds a Masters in Business Administration, A BA in Psychology, and a diploma in biblical studies. Stephen is presently a Board Member for EPC Industries and the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies (AIMS). He is a member of several organizations, including The Executive Committee (TEC), the Canadian Plastics Industry Association, the Flexographic Technical Association, and the Packaging Association of Canada. Stephen is an avid boater, golfer, and skier, all of which he enjoys with his wife Kama and their two sons.