Steve Genheimer

Administrative Pastor

Education:
John Brown University – BS
University of Oklahoma – MS
University of Oklahoma – PhD

Steve joined the staff of Covenant in the newly created part time position of Pastor of Administration in the summer of 2014. Steve and his wife Kristie have been members of Covenant since 2005.

Steve was born and grew up in South Africa where his parents served as missionaries for 45 years. After graduating with an engineering degree from John Brown University he started a 28 year career in industry, the last 25 with Seagate Technology in Oklahoma City where he was Vice President of Design Engineering. Taking early retirement in 2004, he went back to school and completed a PhD at the University of Oklahoma. He taught as an adjunct professor in the School of Industrial Engineering at OU for a number of years.

Steve serves on the board of American Leprosy Missions based in Greenville, South Carolina and on the Board of Trustees at John Brown University. He has been an elder at Covenant and teaches the Frontline community group on Sunday mornings.

Steve and Kristie have been married since June of 1985 and have two sons. Alex is married to Tracy, lives in Edmond and teaches at Bishop McGuiness High School. They have one son, Joseph. Eric also lives in Edmond, and is working towards an advanced degree in mathematics at the University of Central Oklahoma.

Steve enjoys reading, gardening, and working on and around the house. Steve and Kristie are Oklahoma City Thunder fans and enjoy playing duplicate bridge and spending time at their mountain cabin in Colorado.