Steve Homan is an experienced business technology leader with experience working for product and tech-led organisations across ecommerce, commercial real estate and media. Additionally, he advises a number of early and growth stage businesses on strategy, product and technology related matters.
At DMG Media – which publishes the Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday – he enjoys the challenge of building a performance culture within an editorially strong business like DMG Media.
Early Life and Education
Steve Homan hails from McKean Township in Pennsylvania and attended McKean High School and Hamot School of Nursing in Erie before earning a Bachelor’s Degree from University of Dayton. Married and the father of two children.
Homan was charged with aggravated battery in April 2021 for allegedly assaulting Quincy University student Jazzpher Evans, according to Adams County State’s Attorney Office allegations. They accused Homan of placing his arm around her neck and pulling her down as part of a racist-motivated attack.
He entered an Alford plea to a Class A misdemeanor charge in exchange for a 12-month conditional discharge, $250 fine, and reimbursement to Evans for travel costs. Following his plea hearing he and his lawyer refused comment. Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP is known for its expertise in securities & corporate finance issues.
Steve Homan came to DMG Media from gym and fitness organization Fitness First as CIO. As part of this role, he helped establish a global platform which provided billing, sales, club management and digital services across 21 countries worldwide.
John is also an esteemed jazz guitarist, regularly performing alongside Francesca to form a Brazilian jazz duo in Sacramento. Among other acclaimed jazz artists he has performed alongside are Howard Alden, Herb Ellis and Jimmy Smith.
Homan recognizes that DMG Media’s editorial stance, established by Editor in Chief Paul Dacre, is beyond his control. Instead, his job involves making sure teams focus on customers rather than processes; simplifying enterprise tools so sales teams can devote more time on the road or with clients.
Achievement and Honors
Steven Homan is an attorney at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP who assists clients with Securities & Corporate Finance issues. In 2019, he received the Rising Stars award.
He has received multiple quarterly awards at the squadron, group and wing levels and completed several overseas deployments supporting military missions.
He has shared the stage with jazz artists such as Howard Alden, Herb Ellis, Jimmy Smith, Ed Thigpen, Joe Williams, Hugh Masakela, Art Van Damme, Anita O’Day Joey Calderazo and Mel Martin. Additionally he composed and arranged music for Delbert Bump Jazz Organ Trio and an Eddie Schwartz tribute show; recorded multiple CDs; and participated in 1998 at The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C. as part of The Jazz Ambassadors program
Steve Homan lives with his wife Stacy and children Katie and Alex in Creighton Nebraska. He owned and operated STEPCO Concrete Services which completed concrete projects throughout the area; additionally he took part in Monday and Wednesday night bowling leagues as a player on Mondays and Wednesdays; also an active member of Zion Lutheran Church Creighton as well as being an owner shareholder at Midwest Bank.
At Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, he provides clients with assistance on Securities & Corporate Finance matters. Since 2009, he has been practicing law.
Homan was charged with aggravated battery after an incident occurred at The Barn on Front Street in Quincy. A student from Joliet West High School studying bio-chem at Quincy University believes his attack may have been racially motivated.