Steve Rhodes graduated from Pensacola State College with his associate degree over 30 years ago and began a long and successful career with Florida Power & Light (formerly known as Gulf Power Company). He assisted his career advancement by using Pensacola State’s distance learning option – taking classes online and at the Milton Campus. He graduated in 2016 with his bachelor’s degree in organizational administration. His community service includes positions on the boards of directors for Santa Rosa Kids’ House, Feeding the Gulf Coast Food Bank and the United Way of Santa Rosa County. He serves as chairman of the board of CareerSource Escarosa and First Place Partners and is a former chairman for the Santa Rosa County Chamber of Commerce. He enjoys grilling on his Green Egg and fishing when he has the time, but says that spending time with his wife, Kristen, and family is his priority. He has been a PSC Alumni Association Board of Directors member since 2019.