As a principal of Legacy Capital, Steve guides company strategy in matters of construction, finance, market selection and asset dispositions. In 1986, Steve founded the Will Group, parent to several companies that operate in the construction, manufacturing, and commercial lighting industries, including Electrical Resource Management, TWiG Technologies, Lyons View Manufacturing, Lighting Solutions of Illinois and Industrial Electric Supply. In 2010, The Will Group was named by Black Enterprise Magazine as one of the Top 100 Black businesses in the United States.
Steve resides with his wife Tanya in Wheaton, Illinois, but was born and raised in Knoxville, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee. He was also member of the Tennessee Volunteer football team and is a proud Vol For Life. Mr. Davis presently serves on the board of Inland Real Estate Trust, Inc., the Trust Company of Illinois and the Haymarket Center of Chicago. Steve is the Chairman of the DuPage Airport Authority, the William & Mary Davis Foundation and the Tuskegee NEXT Foundation. He is a former board member of Wheaton Bank and Trust Company (2005-2016) and is a member of the University Club of Chicago and the Economic Club of Chicago.