Steve founded Fillinger Insurance in 1989, after getting his feet wet in the insurance world for several years prior. A Colorado native, Steve headed West after graduating from Southern Utah University. His love for baseball started at an early age and he's coached in some form or another most of his life. His coaching career in Petaluma (baseball and basketball) has spanned many years and many leagues. He remains an active member of the Petaluma Valley Little League Board where he also served as a past President. Steve held previous Board roles with Petaluma Chamber of Commerce and Petaluma Boys & Girls Club. Outside of the office, he enjoys taking trips with his wife, Cheryl, and any time spent with their children and granddaughter, especially at family dinners.