Steve McCormick has been working as a Professional Expert at Cypress College since 2014. He worked at Thales Avionics as a Senior Integrated Logistics Support Engineer and IBM as an Advisory Software Performance Engineer. He has been around aviation his entire life and comes from a family of pilots, aircraft builders, mechanics, and technicians. He holds certificates as a Private Pilot, with Instrument rating, Instrument Ground Instructor, and Unmanned Aircraft Systems. He has a B.A. from California State University, Fullerton.