Steve Ward was born in New York City in 1945 and grew up in Darien. He graduated from Portsmouth Abbey in 1963, where he was active in soccer and sailing. Steve graduated from Colby College in 1968 with a B.A. in economics and was active in his fraternity and varsity soccer. He received an M.B.A. from the University of Utah in 1970. Steve served in the U.S. Air Force from 1968 to 1972, repairing and modifying Phantom jets in the United States, Europe and Asia. He worked at General Electric from 1972 to 1988 and was involved in contracting, traveling audit and financial management. Steve was with Sterling Drug from 1988 through 1995 and was chief financial officer (CFO) for Europe. He was CFO of Sanofi in the United States from 1995 through 2001. Steve and his wife Sandra live in Rowayton and have two sons and a daughter. He has three grandchildren with another expected in December. Steve belongs to Wee Burn Country Club, Country Club of Florida and St. Andrews Club in Delray Beach, Fla. He also is a member of the Community Fund of Darien and George Washington Carver of Norwalk. For leisure, Steve enjoys tennis, golf and history. Sponsored by
David McCollum.