Steve joined Edify as the Director of Edification and Philanthropy in October 2014. Steve comes to Edify with a strong background in International Development.

Steve served with Iris Global from 2008-2014. From 2008-2012, Soars lived in Pemba, Mozambique and focused on education and vocational training for Mozambican youth, where he founded and built a vocational training school that serves hundreds of impoverished youth, teaching them practical job skills, entrepreneurship, and English language skills. Steve served as the Director of Development for Iris Global from 2012 until 2014.

Steve received his Masters in International Development from Eastern University. Steve has a passion to see youth from the third world empowered and equipped by receiving a quality, Christ-centered education.