Kurt E. Stepaniak, Board Member
Kurt Stepaniak was born and raised in Michigan. He lived throughout the Midwest prior to purchasing a home with his wife in Williamson Valley in 2018. He majored in History and Political Science at Wayne State University, where he graduated with High Honors. He attended Wayne State Law School, where he graduated magna cum laude. Kurt is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society and the Order of the Coif. After graduation he clerked for a Federal District Judge in the Eastern District of Michigan. He went on to practice in-house with a series of global companies with ever-increasing responsibilities, culminating in serving twenty-two years as Senior Vice President, Law & Acquisitions-Americas for a global vertical transportation company. He recently retired after practicing law for thirty-five years. Kurt’s love of the West was kindled by his Great Uncle, who owned a large cattle ranch in eastern Kansas. He is excited at the prospect of sharing his love for Western culture and history as a member of the Board of Directors.