"Despite my success in the petroleum business, I am still a very humbled individual who is trying to do the best that they can."
Business: Hightower Petroleum
As a kid, a blue-collar work ethic was instilled in Steve as he worked nights and weekends for his parent's janitorial service. He continued the cleanup work for his parents while attending college, but after graduating he set out on his own blue-collar path and started a small construction business. Every time he tried to grow the business, the banks denied him loans. Steve refused to take no for answer and eventually transformed his construction company into a petroleum sales and transport business with over $1 billion in projected revenue.