|Address||2009 N. McKinley |
Hobbs, New Mexico 88240, United States
|| August 24, 1947
Feb 05, 2013 12:47pm
Caucasian - Conservative - Married - Baptist -
|Info||Former State Representative Steve Pearce was elected to the New Mexico House of Representatives in 1996 and re-elected in 1998. Steve served as Republican Caucus Chairman, charged with shepherding the Republican agenda through the Democrat controlled House. Representative Pearce was selected as ?Outstanding Legislator? by the New Mexico Technology Showcase for his work in economic development using technology. |
Steve served as vice chairman for the Republican Party in the 2nd congressional district.
Steve's family moved to Hobbs when he was two years old, where Steve and his wife Cynthia raised their family. Together they own and operate Lea Fishing Tools, an oilfield services firm. They grew that firm 10-fold in 10-years, increasing employment from four to over 40. Steve and Cynthia were honored by the Association of Commerce and Industry with the VIVA Award for outstanding business in New Mexico.
Steve was a pilot in the Air Force, serving in the Philippines, flying missions into Vietnam. He received the Distinguished Flying Cross and Air Medal. Returning to the US, he was assigned to the Strategic Air Command at Blytheville Air Force Base, Arkansas. He separated honorably with the rank of Captain.
Steve attended New Mexico public schools, graduating from New Mexico State University with a BBA degree in economics and from Eastern New Mexico University with an MBA. Steve was elected Student Body President at NMSU.
Steve is very involved with his community and his church and is a life-long participant and supporter of 4-H
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