Knudsen’s practice covers personal injury defense and litigation for governmental entities, insurance claims management and product liability cases – and boasts a long list of satisfied clients.
He prioritizes family over work. In his free time he enjoys watching thriller movies such as Hereditary and Midsommar!
Early Life and Education
Knudsen is best-known for his discovery with Masakazu Konishi of a brain map for sound location in two dimensions in Tyto alba barn owls. Additionally, he has conducted extensive research in auditory and visual processing, plasticity in sensory representation and mechanisms of attention and learning.
He was involved with various community activities including Weber-Box Elder Conservation District, Ogden Engineers Club and St Joseph Catholic High School board membership. With such an open and gregarious personality he always found someone familiar wherever he went in Ogden.
He and his wife, Shelley, have four children: Kenny, Kelsea, Kyler, and Kevin – who all graduated from North Gwinnett High School – which keeps them busy criss-crossing the county to watch them pursue various athletic activities.
Steve works as an attorney with Whitney, Newman, Mersch, Otto & Grafton in Aurora, Nebraska and serves as board member and volunteer with Plainsman Museum as well as volunteering with Aurora Adopt-A-Pet Animal Shelter.
As an undergraduate at college, he began exploring the art world by visiting major museums across both America and Europe. This passion never abated and he continues to paint whenever time allows.
Steve first joined HTLF in 2022 but is well acquainted with agriculture industry. From working on his family ranch, to managing an AgriBusiness book of business or participating in Agriculture leadership programs – his knowledge and enthusiasm of agriculture runs deep – something which will come in handy during his work at HTLF.
Achievement and Honors
Knudsen is well-regarded among engineering students at the University of Alberta, serving as a volunteer to organize hackathons at school and helping create two facilities–Pod innovation lab and Elko Engineering Garage makerspace–for their use. He received an alumni service award as a result.
He has pursued cases and legal initiatives to assist farmers in placing their land into conservation easements, defend net neutrality, and challenge changes to campaign finance disclosure requirements. Furthermore, he stands firm against the federal Affordable Care Act and pledges his continued opposition as attorney general.
Gianforte, who has donated the maximum allowed amount to his primary campaign and hired one of its directors as his advisor, enjoys strong bipartisan support.
Steve is an avid golfer and enjoys spending time with family and friends. An active member of Good News Church in Sugar Hill, Steve has turned down multiple job offers that would require him to relocate outside Gwinnett County; additionally he volunteers and coaches many of his children’s athletic teams.
His open and gregarious personality has enabled him to form many lasting friendships, be they within industry sales teams, advocating on state issues or participating in agriculture leadership programs as a fellow. His dedication and passion for agriculture remain undiminished – which helped contribute to his election to the Board of Education in 2022.
Jeannette L Knudsen had amassed at least $9.29 Million dollars as of March 20, 2023. She earned her salary as Chief Legal and Compliance Officer and Secretary at J.M Smucker Co, and had completed over 21 trades of SJM stock since 2012; one being exercising 10,000 units worth an estimated total value of $1,118,600 on March 20, 2023.
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