Global Government and Public Affairs Executive, Attorney, Government Policy and Stakeholder Engagement Strategist, Board Member Emeritus
Steve currently leads his firm, Hilton Advisors, management, government, and public affairs lobbying and consulting firm based in Washington, D.C. He is the former Vice President of Global Government and Public Affairs for McDonald’s Corporation where he was responsible for advocating on behalf of McDonald’s before legislators, regulators, and third-party influencers. Throughout his career, Steve has been a part of, or worked closely with, senior government leadership including, membership on President Obama’s transition team in 2008, and serving as Deputy Assistant to the President/Chief of Staff in the White House Office of Public Liaison under President Clinton. He also served as a Senior Legislative Assistant, and later Judiciary Committee Chief Counsel for Senator Arlen Specter. A 25-year veteran, Steve achieved the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve.