Tom Steiner joined the East Central ISBDC in May of 2009. Tom was the owner of the Blue Bottle Coffee Shop for 7 years. Prior to the coffee shop, he worked at a Fortune 500 company developing proprietary software. Tom was responsible for training, technical support, writing technical manuals and product development and testing. After college, Tom started a freelance photography business specializing in architectural, medical and scientific photography. Tom holds a bachelor’s degree in Communications from Columbia College.