Steven Joiner has conducted over 250 mediations and seminars throughout the US and internationally, on topics relating to managing conflict within industries, education institutions, government entities, non-profit groups and religious settings.
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Early Life and Education
Steve Joiner was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. He attended public schools including Curtis Elementary School and Central High School before going on to take classes and courses related to mechanical engineering and HVAC technology.
Rhonda became his life partner while taking math class at Woodward High School, and they later married. Together they had three children together: Lawrence, Aaron, and Jessica.
He is an acclaimed consultant and trainer leading interventions nationally and internationally. He has led seminars focused on managing difficulty in business, health care, education, government, religious groups and not-for-profit entities. At Lipscomb University in Nashville he teaches courses such as Facilitation Generationally Generated Conflict as well as contributing author. Travel, sports and good food are some of his passions.
Joiner is an accomplished litigator and transactional adviser for business, government and not for profit entities in all types of litigation and transactional issues, from real estate disputes and commercial contract disagreements to Uniform Commercial Code challenges and utility regulatory proceedings involving rate cases, Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity applications, merger applications and generic policy dockets. His legal experience encompasses real estate law disputes; commercial contract litigation; Uniform Commercial Code challenges as well as merger applications for merger applications or generic policy dockets. His utility regulatory experience spans rate cases, Certificates of Public Convenience and Necessity applications, merger applications as well as generic policy dockets.
Prof. Joiner is an outstanding professor, always available outside of class to answer student queries or assist when needed. His classes are made easy with weekly quizzes and two tests accounting for 35% of grade; though difficult if unstudied they definitely make for rewarding coursework.
Achievement and Honors
Steven Joiner was honored with selection as a Fellow by the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) for 2021. These individuals have been chosen because of their longstanding dedication and leadership within honors education as well as demonstrated involvement on campus or with state honors organizations.
Steven excelled as an all-American safety during college, helping his team win three conference championships and earning MVP honors during his junior season and All-Metro first team selection his senior year.
At present, he teaches Aviation Logistics courses at the University of Arkansas and acts as faculty sponsor to two student associations – Alpha Eta Rho International Aviation Fraternity and AAAE student chapter. He is a member of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics as well as Certified Professional Aviation Instructor.
He was an avid sports fan who especially liked watching football. Additionally, he enjoyed listening to Led Zeppelin, Frank Sinatra, Santana and many others from their music libraries. Additionally, his sense of humor kept everyone laughing throughout.
He teaches introductory, general and organic chemistry classes at Moorpark College for his students. With a PhD in chemistry under his belt and being mentored by Nobel laureate Fraser Stoddart as his academic adviser – Fraser Stoddart himself! – Dr. DeWitt’s classes provide the basis of foundation for student’s understanding.
Davida Renee Joiner is his niece. In his free time he loves fishing and spending time with family; especially his dogs whom he takes great pleasure in taking care of! Additionally he possesses an extraordinary capacity for fixing things. Happiest times come from spending time with them both as members of Church of Christ.
His success as a male fashion model and fitness model has allowed him to establish wealth, while still leading an economical lifestyle. Additionally, other sources of income have added substantial wealth.
Over 250 businesses, government bodies, non-profit and religious organizations have sought his advice when faced with difficult moments in their history. He currently sits on the boards of Leadership Tennessee and Siloam Health as well.
Rusty is estimated to be worth between $1 and $5 Million dollars, not including earnings through other activities such as acting.