Steve Holcomb joined the GENEDGE team in March 2018 as Hampton Roads Regional Growth Manager based in Newport News. He is responsible for supporting industrial development in the region by building and maintaining relationships with local and regional economic developers, industrial associations, the Port of Virginia, and the local industrial and technology client base in pursuit of their strategic goals, and manage projects toward successful completion. Steve holds a BS in Ocean Engineering with emphasis on deep ocean systems from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. Steve is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and a Jonah in the Theory of Constraints Thinking Process. While working at Huntington Ingalls – Newport News Shipbuilding, he received two Excellence in Action Awards, one leading a successful project management implementation in submarine construction and the other for being a leader for improved velocity, synchronization and cost in ship construction. Steve was also selected to serve as a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Examiner. He has helped dozens of organizations identify and address their greatest challenges resulting in millions of dollars of bottom-line impact.